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Lincoln President-Elect

Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861

Lincoln President-Elect( )
Author: Holzer, Harold
ISBN:978-0-7432-8948-1
Publication Date:Oct 2009
Publisher:Simon & Schuster
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $36.99
Book Description:

One of our most eminent Lincoln scholars, winner of a Lincoln Prize for his Lincoln at Cooper Union, examines the four months between Lincoln's election and inauguration, when the president-elect made the most important decision of his coming presidency -- there would be no compromise on slavery or secession of the slaveholding states, even at the cost of civil war. Abraham Lincoln first demonstrated his determination and leadership in the Great Secession...
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Book Details
Pages:640
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
History / United States / 19Th Century
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.7 Inches
Book Weight:1.59 Pounds
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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