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The Resource Lincoln : a life of purpose and power, Richard Carwardine

Lincoln : a life of purpose and power, Richard Carwardine

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Lincoln : a life of purpose and power
Title
Lincoln
Title remainder
a life of purpose and power
Statement of responsibility
Richard Carwardine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A portrait of America's sixteenth president follows Lincoln's life and career during his rise to political power and his years in the White House, arguing that he looked beyond the political system to find support in his struggle to end slavery
Summary
A portrait of America's sixteenth president follows Lincoln's life and career during his rise to political power and his years in the White House, arguing that he looked beyond the political system to find support in his struggle to end slavery
Biography type
individual biography
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163668
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.7/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E457
LC item number
.C43 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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a life of purpose and power
Label
Lincoln : a life of purpose and power, Richard Carwardine
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Pearson Education, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-360) and index
Contents
1. Inner power : Lincoln's ambition and political vision, 1809-54 -- Ambition -- Political vision -- Moral crisis : 1854 -- The religious roots of moral power -- 2. The power of opinion : Lincoln : the Illinois public and the new political order, 1854-58 -- Lincoln, democratic politics and public opinion -- Illinois public opinion and the anti-Nebraska fusion movement -- The senatorial campaign of 1858 -- 3. The power of party : winning the presidency, 1858-60 -- Presidential ambition : Lincoln, his party and the road to the Decatur convention -- The Republican presidential nomination -- The 1860 presidential campaign : the power of a righteous party -- 4. Confronting the limits of power : from president-elect to war president, 1860-61 -- In the antechamber to power : holding the party line -- From Springfield to Sumter : building a united front -- Strategies for 'a people's war' -- 'What shall I do? The people are impatient ... ' -- 5. The purposes of power : evolving objectives, 1861-65 -- Reading the public -- 'Every indispensable means' : toward the Emancipation Proclamation -- Faith and purposes -- Faithfulness of purpose : emancipation, reconstruction and black citizenship -- 6. The instruments of power : coercion and voluntary mobilization, 1861-65 -- Coercion, repression and executive power -- Popular mobilization : the 'power of the right word' and the agency of party -- Popular mobilization : churches and philanthropic organizations -- The Union army as a moral force -- The election of 1864 : 'the second birth of our nation' -- 7. Conclusion : power in death -- Chronology of Lincoln's life
Control code
2521051
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xv, 394 p.
Isbn
9781400044566
Lccn
2005047230
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60421093
  • (OCoLC)60421093
Label
Lincoln : a life of purpose and power, Richard Carwardine
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Pearson Education, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-360) and index
Contents
1. Inner power : Lincoln's ambition and political vision, 1809-54 -- Ambition -- Political vision -- Moral crisis : 1854 -- The religious roots of moral power -- 2. The power of opinion : Lincoln : the Illinois public and the new political order, 1854-58 -- Lincoln, democratic politics and public opinion -- Illinois public opinion and the anti-Nebraska fusion movement -- The senatorial campaign of 1858 -- 3. The power of party : winning the presidency, 1858-60 -- Presidential ambition : Lincoln, his party and the road to the Decatur convention -- The Republican presidential nomination -- The 1860 presidential campaign : the power of a righteous party -- 4. Confronting the limits of power : from president-elect to war president, 1860-61 -- In the antechamber to power : holding the party line -- From Springfield to Sumter : building a united front -- Strategies for 'a people's war' -- 'What shall I do? The people are impatient ... ' -- 5. The purposes of power : evolving objectives, 1861-65 -- Reading the public -- 'Every indispensable means' : toward the Emancipation Proclamation -- Faith and purposes -- Faithfulness of purpose : emancipation, reconstruction and black citizenship -- 6. The instruments of power : coercion and voluntary mobilization, 1861-65 -- Coercion, repression and executive power -- Popular mobilization : the 'power of the right word' and the agency of party -- Popular mobilization : churches and philanthropic organizations -- The Union army as a moral force -- The election of 1864 : 'the second birth of our nation' -- 7. Conclusion : power in death -- Chronology of Lincoln's life
Control code
2521051
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xv, 394 p.
Isbn
9781400044566
Lccn
2005047230
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm60421093
  • (OCoLC)60421093

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