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Charles Sumner

Charles Sumner( )
Author: Donald, David Herbert
ISBN:978-0-306-80720-6
Publication Date:Aug 1996
Publisher:Hachette Books
Imprint:Da Capo Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $37.00
Book Description:

"Charles Sumner (1811-1874), U.S. Senator from Massachusetts for two decades, was an ardent abolitionist; a founder of the Republican Party; chairman of the powerful Senate Committee on Foreign Relatio"

Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Biography & Autobiography / Political
History / United States / 19Th Century
Social Science / Slavery
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.741 x 20.98 x 5.842 cm
Book Weight:0.01 Kilograms
Author Biography
Donald, David Herbert (Author)
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and historian David Herbert Donald was born October 1, 1920 in Goodman, Miss. He married Aida DiPace in 1955, they had one child, Bruce Randall. He received an A.B. in 1941 from Millsaps College; an A.M. in 1942, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1946.

Donald has been an associate professor of history at Smith College and a professor of history at Columbia University; Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University. He was also Harry C. Warren Professor of American History, chair of the graduate program in American civilization, and professor emeritus at Harvard University.

Much of Donald's work involves exploring and interpreting the American Civil War and its central figure, Abraham Lincoln. Some recent works includes Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe, Lincoln, and Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, 1996. He received Pulitzer Prizes in biography for both Charles Sumner and Look Homeward.

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