Big enough to be inconsistent : Abraham Lincoln confronts slavery and race / George M. Fredrickson

Author(s): Fredrickson, George M., 1934-2008
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Subjects: Slavery--Political aspects--United States--History--19th century
African Americans--Civil rights--History--19th century
States' rights (American politics)--History--19th century
Federal government--United States--History--19th century
Presidents--United States--Biography
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Relations with African Americans
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008
Series: W.E.B. Du Bois lectures
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xi, 156 p. ; 19 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2007034018
ISBN: 9780674027749 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0674027744 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-145) and index
Contents: A clash of images: great egalitarian or hard-core racist? -- Free soil, free labor, and free white men: the Illinois years -- Becoming an emancipator: the war years
OCLC Number: 167763975
ISBN/ISSN: 9780674027749
0674027744