"Lincoln's humor" and other essays / Benjamin P. Thomas ; edited by Michael Burlingame

Author(s): Thomas, Benjamin Platt, 1902-1956
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Subjects: Presidents--United States--Biography
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2002
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction
Pt. 1. The Words of Lincoln
1. Lincoln's Humor: An Analysis 3
2. Abraham Lincoln 23
3. Lincoln's Way with Words 28
4. The Meaning of the Gettysburg Address, Then and Today 34
Pt. 2. The Life of Lincoln
5. Lincoln and Democracy 45
6. Some Popular Misconceptions about Lincoln 60
7. Lincoln and New Salem 71
8. Lincoln and the South 79
9. Lincoln from 1847 to 1853 90
10. Abe Lincoln, Country Lawyer 139
11. Lincoln and the Courts, 1854-61 153
12. Edwin M. Stanton Takes Over the War Department 189
Pt. 3. The Biographers of Lincoln
13. Backstage with the Lincoln Biographiers 207
14. Harry Edward Pratt 222
15. Our Lincoln Heritage from Ida Tarbell 230
16. The Art of Biography 246
Index 253
Additional Authors: Burlingame, Michael, 1941-
Notes: LCCN: 2001003094
ISBN: 0252027086 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: l, 262 p. : ports. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 47023504
ISBN/ISSN: 0252027086

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