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Lincoln's Unfinished Work

The New Birth of Freedom from Generation to Generation

Lincoln's Unfinished Work( )
Editor: Burton, Orville Vernon
Eisenstadt, Peter
Contribution by: Carwardine, Richard
Catalano, Joshua Casmir
Downs, Greg
Foner, Eric
haller, william
Harris, J. William
Kantrowitz, Stephen
Loewen, James
McDonnell, Lawrence
Petty, Adrienne
Pocratsky, Briana
Podair, Jerald
Schultz, Mark
Stephens, Randall
Thomas, Rhondda
Wright, Gavin
Publication Date:May 2022
Publisher:LSU Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

In his Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln promised that the nation?s sacrifices during the Civil War would lead to a ?new birth of freedom.? Lincoln?s Unfinished Work analyzes how the United States has attempted to realize?or subvert?that promise over the past century and a half. The volume is not solely about Lincoln, or the immediate unfinished work of Reconstruction, or the broader unfinished work of America coming to terms with its tangled history of race; it...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.2 x 9.2 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds
Author Biography
Eric Foner is the preeminent historian of his generation. His books have won the top awards in the profession, and he has been president of both major history organizations, the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians. He is the author of Give Me Liberty!, which displays all of his trademark strengths as a scholar, teacher, and writer. A specialist on the Civil War/Reconstruction period, he regularly teaches the nineteenth-century survey at Columbia University, where he is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History. In 2011, Foner's The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize. His Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad is a 2015 New York Times bestseller.


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