Abraham Lincoln by Brian Lamb
Great American Historians on Our Sixteenth President

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In this beautifully designed volume, America’s top Lincoln historians offer a diverse array of perspectives on the life and legacy of America’s sixteenth president. Spanning Lincoln’s life—from his early career as a Springfield lawyer, to his presidential reign during one of America’s most troubled historical periods, to his assassination in 1865—these essays, developed from original C-SPAN interviews, provide a compelling, composite portrait of Lincoln, one that offers up new stories and fresh insights on a defining leader. Extras include a timeline of Lincoln’s life, brief biographies of the 56 contributors, and Lincoln’s most famous speeches.

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Brian Lamb, the founding CEO of C-SPAN, has been the host of "Booknotes" since its inception in 1989. He has read each of the 765 books that "Booknotes" has featured. Lamb lives in Arlington, Virginia.
Published March 25, 2010 by PublicAffairs. 404 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, War. Non-fiction

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As the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth approaches, this collection serves as a useful introduction to the startling depth of the Lincoln discussion among scholars during the past decade and a half.

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