Lincoln's America : 1809-1865 / edited by Joseph R. Fornieri and Sara Vaughn Gabbard

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Subjects: Presidents--United States--Biography
United States--Politics and government--1815-1861
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
United States--Social conditions--To 1865
United States--Intellectual life--19th century
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale. : Southern Illinois University Press, c2008
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xii, 242 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Preface / Sara Vaughn Gabbard
Introduction. Interpreting Lincoln the Man and His Times / Joseph R. Fornieri 1
1. A. Lincoln, Philosopher: Lincoln's Place in Nineteenth-Century Intellectual History / Allen C. Guelzo 7
2. Tocqueville and Lincoln on Religion and Democracy in America / Joseph R. Fornieri 28
3. Schooling in Lincoln's America and Lincoln's Extraordinary Self-Schooling / Myron Marty 55
4. American Religion, 1809-1865 / Mark Noll 72
5. The Middle-Class Marriage of Abraham and Mary Lincoln / Kenneth J. Winkle 94
6. Abraham Lincoln: The Making of the Attorney-in-Chief / Frank J. Williams 115
7. "No Such Right": The Origins of Lincoln's Rejection of the Right of Property in Slaves / James Oakes 135
8. Abraham Lincoln and the Antislavery Movement / Richard Striner 151
9. "As Good as It Can Be Made": Abraham Lincoln's Heroic Image in Nineteenth-Century Art / Harold Holzer 169
10. Lincoln and the Nature of "A More Perfect Union" / Herman Belz 191
App. Chronology of Lincoln's America 225
Index 233
Additional Authors: Fornieri, Joseph R
Gabbard, Sara Vaughn
Notes: LCCN: 2008002939
ISBN: 9780809328789 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 080932878X (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction: Interpreting Lincoln the man and his times / Joseph R. Fornieri -- A. Lincoln, philosopher : Lincoln's place in nineteenth-century intellectual history / Allen C. Guelzo -- Tocqueville and Lincoln on religion and democracy in America / Joseph R. Fornieri -- Schooling in Lincoln's America and Lincoln's extraordinary self-schooling / Myron Marty -- American religion, 1809-1865 / Mark Noll -- The middle-class marriage of Abraham and Mary Lincoln / Kenneth J. Winkle -- Abraham Lincoln : the making of the attorney-in-chief / Frank J. Williams -- "No such right" : the origins of Lincoln's rejection of the right of property in slaves / James Oakes -- Abraham Lincoln and the antislavery movement / Richard Striner -- "As good as it can be made" : Abraham Lincoln's heroic image in nineteenth-century art / Harold Holzer -- Lincoln and the nature of "a more perfect union" / Herman Belz -- Appendix: Chronology of Lincoln's America
OCLC Number: 191846798
ISBN/ISSN: 9780809328789
080932878X