Lincoln's legacy of leadership / edited by George R. Goethals and Gary L. McDowell

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Subjects: Political leadership--United States--History--19th century
Presidents--United States--Biography
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Philosophy
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Military leadership
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
Series: Jepson studies in leadership
Jepson studies in leadership
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: x, 232 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: List of Tables and Figures
Introduction / George R. Goethals, Gary L. McDowell 1
1. What Lincoln Was Up Against: The Context of Leadership / Edward L. Ayers 9
2. Lincoln's Construction of the Consent Principle and the Right of Revolution in the Secession Crisis / Herman J. Belz 29
3. Abraham Lincoln and the Search for American Identity / Jeffrey Leigh Sedgwick 57
4. The Magnanimity of Abraham Lincoln: "What I Deal with Is Too Vast for Malicious Dealing" / William Lee Miller 73
5. Abraham Lincoln's Opposition to the Mexican War / Daniel Walker Howe 87
6. Wonderful Self-Reliance: Abraham Lincoln's Leadership / Richard Carwardine 101
7. Lincoln and the Copperheads / Jennifer L. Weber 123
8. Abraham Lincoln and the Shaping of Public Opinion / Douglas L. Wilson 139
9. Genius or Talented Amateur: Lincoln as Military Strategist / Joseph T. Glatthaar 159
10. Abraham Lincoln as War Leader, 1861-1865 / Brian Holden Reid 187
Epilogue / George R. Goethals 211
Notes on Contributors 221
Index 227
Additional Authors: Goethals, George R
McDowell, Gary L
Notes: LCCN: 2009022263
ISBN: 9780230622838
ISBN: 0230622836
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: What Lincoln was up against : the context of leadership / Edward L. Ayers -- Lincoln's construction of the consent principle and the right of Revolution in the secession crisis / Herman J. Belz -- Abraham Lincoln and the search for American identity / Jeffrey Leigh Sedgwick -- The magnanimity of Abraham Lincoln : "What I deal with is too vast for malicious dealing" / William Lee Miller -- Abraham Lincoln's opposition to the Mexican war / Daniel Walker Howe -- Wonderful self-reliance : Abraham Lincoln's leadership / Richard Carwardine -- Lincoln and the Copperheads / Jennifer L. Weber -- Abraham Lincoln and the shaping of public opinion / Douglas L. Wilson -- Genius or talented amateur : Lincoln as military strategist / Joseph T. Glatthaar -- Abraham Lincoln as war leader, 1861-1865 / Brian Holden Reid
OCLC Number: 391373636
ISBN/ISSN: 9780230622838