Lincoln, the war president : the Gettysburg lectures / edited by Gabor S. Boritt ; essays by Robert V. Bruce ... [et al.]

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Subjects: United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xxix, 242 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Introduction
1. The Shadow of a Coming War / Robert V. Bruce 1
2. Lincoln and the Strategy of Unconditional Surrender / James M. McPherson 29
3. The Emancipation Moment / David Brion Davis 63
4. One Among Many: The United States and National Unification / Carl N. Degler 89
5. One Alone? The United States and National Self-determination / Kenneth M. Stampp 121
6. War and the Constitution: Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt / Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. 145
7. War Opponent and War President / Gabor S. Boritt 179
Notes 213
Contributors 241
Additional Authors: Boritt, G. S., 1940-
Bruce, Robert V
Notes: LCCN: 92019696
ISBN: 0195078918 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references
Contents: The shadow of a coming war / by Robert V. Bruce -- Lincoln and the strategy of unconditional surrender / by James M. McPherson -- The emancipation moment / by David Brion Davis -- One among many: The United States and national unification / by Carl N. Degler -- One alone? The United States and national self-determination / by Kenneth M. Stampp -- War and the constitution: Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt / by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. -- War opponent and war president / by Gabor S. Boritt
OCLC Number: 26014528
ISBN/ISSN: 0195078918