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Emancipation Proclamation

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Emancipation Proclamation( )
Author: Holzer, Harold
Medford, Edna G.
Williams, Frank J.
Foreword by: Franklin, John Hope
Series title:Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8071-5548-6
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:Louisiana State University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

The Emancipation Proclamation is the most important document of arguably the greatest president in U.S. history. Now, Edna Greene Medford, Frank J. Williams, and Harold Holzer -- eminent experts in their fields -- remember, analyze, and interpret the Emancipation Proclamation in three distinct respects: the influence of and impact upon African Americans; the legal, political, and military exigencies; and the role pictorial images played in establishing the document in public memory....
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Book Details
Pages:272
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 Inches
Author Biography
Holzer, Harold (Author)
Harold Holzer is one of the leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He is a prolific writer and lecturer. He has written, co-written and edited over 30 books including Abraham Lincoln, The Writer (2000), which was named to the Children's Literature Choice List and the Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year, and Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (2004), which won a 2005 Lincoln Prize. He has also written over 425 popular magazine and scholarly journal articles and numerous pamphlets and monographs. He has won numerous awards including the Barondess Award of the Civil War Round Table of New York five times; the Award of Achievement from the Lincoln Group of New York three times; a 1988 George Washington Medal; the 2000 Newman Book Award; and the 2008 National Humanities Medal. He is the Senior Vice President for External Affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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