Abraham Lincoln as a man of ideas / Allen C. Guelzo ; with a foreword by Michael Lind

Author(s): Guelzo, Allen C
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Subjects: Slaves--Emancipation--United States
Presidents--United States--Biography
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
United States--Politics and government--1845-1861
United States--Politics and government--Philosophy
United States--Intellectual life--1783-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Philosophy
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2009
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: ix, 216 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Michael Lind
Introduction. What Would Lincoln Do? 1
1. The Unlikely Intellectual Biography of Abraham Lincoln 13
2. Abraham Lincoln and the Doctrine of Necessity 27
3. Come-Outers and Community-Men: Abraham Lincoln and the Idea of Community in Nineteenth-Century America 49
4. Lincoln and Natural Law 73
5. "Fiends ... Facing Zionwards": Abraham Lincoln's Reluctant Embrace of the Abolitionists 87
6. Apples of Gold in a Picture of Silver: Lincoln, the Constitution, and Liberty 105
7. Understanding Emancipation: Lincoln's Proclamation and the End of Slavery 125
8. Defending Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln and the Conkling Letter, August 1863 153
9. Prudence and the Proclamation 182
10. Lincoln and the "War Powers" of the Presidency 195
Index 211
Notes: LCCN: 2008025089
ISBN: 9780809328611 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0809328615 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 231947421
ISBN/ISSN: 9780809328611
0809328615