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This landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln's lifelong engagement with the nation's critical issue: American slavery. A master historian, Eric Foner draws Lincoln and the broader history of the period into perfect balance. We see Lincoln, a pragmatic politician grounded in principle, deftly navigating the dynamic politics of antislavery, secession, and civil war. Lincoln's greatness emerges from his capacity for moral and political growth.

  • 448 pages
  • 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations; 3 maps
  • 5.5 x 1.2 x 8.3 inches
  • paperback
  • by Eric Foner
Item Number: 4639