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A self-made man : the political life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849 / Sidney Blumenthal.

Blumenthal, Sidney, 1948- author. (Author).
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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476777252
  • ISBN: 147677725X
  • Physical Description: xv, 556 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [463]-523) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Timeline -- Cast of Characters -- The Slave -- The Reader -- The Age of Reason -- The Slasher -- Paradise Lost -- Old Man Eloquent -- The Springfield Lyceum -- The Rivals -- The Romance -- The Prophet -- The Duelist -- Coup d'Etat -- Infidels -- Great Expectations -- Ranchero Spotty -- The Hayseed -- The Firm -- The Spoils -- A Hundred Keys.
Summary, etc.: "The first of a multi-volume history of Lincoln as a political genius--from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, assassination, and the overthrow of his post-Civil War dreams of Reconstruction. This first volume traces Lincoln from his painful youth, describing himself as 'a slave,' to his emergence as the man we recognize as Abraham Lincoln. From his youth as a 'newsboy,' a voracious newspaper reader, Lincoln became a free thinker, reading Tom Paine, as well as Shakespeare and the Bible, and studying Euclid to sharpen his arguments as a lawyer. Lincoln's anti-slavery thinking began in his childhood amidst the Primitive Baptist antislavery dissidents in backwoods Kentucky and Indiana, the roots of his repudiation of Southern Christian pro-slavery theology. Intensely ambitious, he held political aspirations from his earliest years."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Political career before 1861.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Political and social views.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Childhood and youth.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Marriage.
Politicians > Illinois > Biography.
Lawyers > Illinois > Springfield > Biography.
Illinois > Politics and government > To 1865.
United States > Politics and government > 1815-1861.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Presidents & Heads of State.
HISTORY > United States > Civil War Period (1850-1877)
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY > Historical.
Genre: Biographies.

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