Abraham Lincoln and His Times
A Sourcebook on His Life, His Presidency, Slavery and Civil War
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About the Book
Lincoln’s significance in the history of slavery and emancipation, the Union’s preservation and the formation of a new national vision is unquestionably crucial to comprehending the antebellum and Civil War periods in American history. This is a one-of-a-kind hybrid reference work that combines chronology with almost 400 primary source papers to contextualize Lincoln’s life within his historical era.
These written materials serve as the foundation upon which historians can construct a picture of Lincoln’s America. In addition to important chronology and documents, this work includes introductory essays that summarize the topics of each chapter, a biographical section that includes brief biographies of those referenced in the book, and a source bibliography. Historical records are the heart of this work, which is intended for both expert and novice historians. Documents illustrate different viewpoints, to provide a full grasp of the time and place, as well as Lincoln’s significance during this era.
About the Author(s)
Compiled and Edited by Thomas J. Ebert and Allen Carden
Format: softcover (8.5 x 11)
Bibliographic Info: notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2022