The Resource Abraham Lincoln : a biography, Benjamin P. Thomas ; with a new foreword by Michael Burlingame, (electronic resource)

Abraham Lincoln : a biography, Benjamin P. Thomas ; with a new foreword by Michael Burlingame, (electronic resource)

Label
Abraham Lincoln : a biography
Title
Abraham Lincoln
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin P. Thomas ; with a new foreword by Michael Burlingame
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Long considered a classic, Benjamin P. Thomas's Abraham Lincoln: A Biography takes an incisive look at one of American history's greatest figures. Originally published in 1952 to wide acclaim, this eloquent account rises above previously romanticized depictions of the sixteenth president to reveal the real Lincoln: a complex, shrewd, and dynamic individual whose exceptional life has long intrigued the public. Thomas traces the president from his hardscrabble beginnings and early political career, through his years as an Illinois lawyer and his presidency during the Civil War. Although Lincol
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1902-1956
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Benjamin Platt
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E457
LC item number
.T427 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Burlingame, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
Label
Abraham Lincoln : a biography, Benjamin P. Thomas ; with a new foreword by Michael Burlingame, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1952
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [523]-548
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Book Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Illustrations""; ""Maps""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1. ""The Short and Simple Annals of the Poor""""; ""2. Young Man on His Own""; ""3. Frontier Legislator""; ""4. Courtship and Marriage""; ""5. Lawyer-Politician""; ""6. The Gentleman from Illinois""; ""7. Echoes of National Conflict""; ""8. Lincoln Re-enters Politics""; ""9. A Political Plunge""; ""10. Defeated for the Senate""; ""11. The Making of a President""; ""12. Peace or a Sword""; ""13. A War for Democracy""; ""14. Shadows on the White House""
  • ""15. McClellan in Command""""16. ""The Occasion is Piled High with Difficulty""""; ""17. The Signs Look Better""; ""18. ""There Are No Lincoln Men""""; ""19. Profile of a President""; ""20. To Bind Up the Nation's Wounds""; ""Index""; ""Author Bio""; ""Back Cover""
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Southern Illinois University Press pbk. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (581 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441619594
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000787829
  • (EBL)1354384
  • (OCoLC)835765310
  • (SSID)ssj0000096199
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11119540
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000096199
  • (PQKBWorkID)10075763
  • (PQKB)11529742
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1354384
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse19265
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000787829
Label
Abraham Lincoln : a biography, Benjamin P. Thomas ; with a new foreword by Michael Burlingame, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1952
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [523]-548
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Book Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Illustrations""; ""Maps""; ""Foreword""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1. ""The Short and Simple Annals of the Poor""""; ""2. Young Man on His Own""; ""3. Frontier Legislator""; ""4. Courtship and Marriage""; ""5. Lawyer-Politician""; ""6. The Gentleman from Illinois""; ""7. Echoes of National Conflict""; ""8. Lincoln Re-enters Politics""; ""9. A Political Plunge""; ""10. Defeated for the Senate""; ""11. The Making of a President""; ""12. Peace or a Sword""; ""13. A War for Democracy""; ""14. Shadows on the White House""
  • ""15. McClellan in Command""""16. ""The Occasion is Piled High with Difficulty""""; ""17. The Signs Look Better""; ""18. ""There Are No Lincoln Men""""; ""19. Profile of a President""; ""20. To Bind Up the Nation's Wounds""; ""Index""; ""Author Bio""; ""Back Cover""
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Southern Illinois University Press pbk. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (581 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441619594
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000787829
  • (EBL)1354384
  • (OCoLC)835765310
  • (SSID)ssj0000096199
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11119540
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000096199
  • (PQKBWorkID)10075763
  • (PQKB)11529742
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1354384
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse19265
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000787829

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