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Lincoln Observed

Civil War Dispatches of Noah Brooks

by Noah Brooks

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Other prose: 19th century,
  • Press & journalism,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • USA,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Military - United States

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Burlingame (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7870858M
    ISBN 100801869153
    ISBN 109780801869150
    OCLC/WorldCa228122659

    (The original cabin was destroyed by the time of Lincoln’s death in ) There were efforts right after Lincoln’s death to get this birthday recognized as a holiday, but there has never been a federal Lincoln-birthday holiday. By , Lincoln’s birthday was observed as a paid holiday in 10 states. Most astonishing of all in Reading with Lincoln is the near-disappearance of the Bible and religious texts. Bray’s most extended treatment of Lincoln’s use of the Bible actually occupies only a five-page niche at the opening of his chapter on Shakespeare, something that seems peculiar in a study of a politician who was zinged by his opponents for citing Scripture to political purposes and Author: Allen C. Guelzo.

      Was Abraham Lincoln an Atheist? he might say the Bible was just an ordinary book, or that Jesus Christ was an illegitimate child. Lincoln observed that his absence of religious affiliation. There were efforts right after Lincoln’s death to get this birthday recognized as a holiday, but there has never been a federal Lincoln-birthday holiday. By , Lincoln’s birthday was observed as a paid holiday in 10 states. According to one blog that tracks the holiday, in 24 states and the District of Columbia observed Lincoln’s.

    Lincoln observed from a score of scholarly vantages By James H. Andrews; Lincoln in Text and Context: Collected Essays, by Don E. Fehrenbacher. then, is the rationale for the book. Lincoln: A Novel is a historical novel, part of the Narratives of Empire series by Gore Vidal.. Set during the American Civil War, the novel describes the presidency of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of several historical figures, including presidential secretary John Hay, First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, Secretary of State William H. Seward, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase, his daughter Author: Gore Vidal.


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—Harold Holzer, winner of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize “A richly detailed and colorful narrative, Ted Widmer's book is wonderfully readable, and surely the fullest account yet of Lincoln's perilous trip to Washington as President-elect.” —Douglas L.

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From the moment the Presidential Special left the station, a new Lincoln was on display, speaking Released on: Ap Abraham Lincoln: A Life is the antithesis of a thin slice from the Lincoln pie. In the sweeping style of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, Burlingame has produced the finest Lincoln biography in more than 60 years and one of the two or three best Lincoln books on any subject in a generation.

A distinguished scholar who probably knows more Cited by: The turbulent, even toxic political atmosphere of Washington is contrasted with the deep humanity and political wisdom of Abraham Lincoln in these revealing reports of a Civil War journalist.

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Born in. The Paperback of the Abraham Lincoln: A Life by Michael Burlingame at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. He is the author or editor of several books about Lincoln, including Lincoln Observed: Lincoln scholars have waited anxiously for this book for decades.

Its triumphant publication proves it was well worth the wait/5(86). Noah Brooks () was a journalist and editor who worked for newspapers in Sacramento, San Francisco, Newark, and New York. Michael Burlingame is the May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor Emeritus of History at Connecticut College, author of The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln, and editor of An Oral History of Abraham Lincoln and Inside Lincoln's White House, among other : Lincoln had carefully observed “this great revolution in public sentiment slowly but surely progressing.” He was a keen listener and monitored the shifting opinions of his cabinet members.

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Jean H. Baker, a former student of Mr. Donald's and the author of "Mary Todd Lincoln: a Biography" (W.W Norton, ), wrote the introduction to the .