Lincoln as hero / Frank J. Williams

Author(s): Williams, Frank J
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Subjects: Presidents--United States--Biography
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, 2012
Series: Concise Lincoln library
Concise Lincoln library
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xiv, 120 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2012008390
ISBN: 9780809332175 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0809332175 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780809332182 (ebook)
ISBN: 0809332183 (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The prairie boy from middle-of-nowhere, USA -- Lincoln as a lawyer -- Lincoln's introduction to politics -- Finding a hero in a military neophyte -- Courage to undertake these extraconstitutional measures -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- The assassination and apotheosis of a hero -- A great American hero
OCLC Number: 777654637
ISBN/ISSN: 9780809332175