Lincoln on the Civil War

Selected Speeches
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Author(s): Abraham Lincoln
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Apr 05, 2011
Product Number: EB00385053
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101513460
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Description

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. This well-rounded selection of Abraham Lincoln's finest speeches combines the classic and obscure, the lyrical and historical, and the inspirational and intellectual to present a historical arc marking periods of the Civil War-crisis, outbreak, escalation, victory, and Reconstruction. Addressing the conflict's multiple aspects-the issue of slavery, state versus federal power, the meaning of the Constitution, civic duty, death, and freedom-this elegant keepsake collection will make a wonderful inspirational gift for professed Lincoln fans, Civil War buffs, and lovers of rhetorical genius.