Abraham Lincoln and Robert Burns : connected lives and legends / Ferenc Morton Szasz

Author(s): Szasz, Ferenc Morton, 1940-2010
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Subjects: Presidents--United States--Biography
Poets, Scottish--18th century--Biography
United States--Intellectual life--1783-1865
Scotland--Intellectual life--18th century
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Ethics
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Influence
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796--Ethics
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796--Political and social views
Burns, Robert, 1759-1796--Influence
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2008
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xii, 242 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2008005349
ISBN: 9780809328550 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0809328550 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-231) and index
Contents: Robert Burns : a brief biography -- Burns' poetry comes to America -- The Lincoln-Burns connection -- Scottish émigrés and Scottish ideas in Lincoln's world -- Burns and Lincoln in historical memory -- Epilogue : the dilemmas of democratic fame -- Appendix A : selected Burns verses -- Appendix B : selected Lincoln documents
OCLC Number: 191882113
ISBN/ISSN: 9780809328550