Lincoln reconsidered

essays on the Civil War era.
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Lincoln Reconsidered is a series of essays written by Donald prior to the publication of his award-winning biography Lincoln.

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First published in and now in Lincoln reconsidered book third edition, the essays have worn well, providing great insight into Lincoln the man as opposed to Lincoln the myth, much in the vein of Richard N.

Current's The Lincoln Nobody by: When Lincoln Reconsidered was first published it ushered in the process of rethinking the Civil War that continues to this day. In the third edition, David provides two important new essays, on Lincoln's David Herbert Donald, Lincoln biographer and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, has revised and updated his classic and influential book on Lincoln 4/5.

As its title implies, Lincoln Reconsidered is a book by David Herbert Donald that seeks to question current Lincoln dogma.

Donald succeeds admirably. The book is enjoyable reading without being superficial, and achieves a tone of cheerful and neutral equanimity rather than a polemic assault on the canon of Lincoln scholarly opinion/5(31). As its title implies, Lincoln Reconsidered is a book by David Herbert Donald that seeks to question current Lincoln dogma.

Donald succeeds admirably. The book is enjoyable reading without being superficial, and achieves a tone of cheerful and neutral equanimity rather than a polemic assault on the canon of Lincoln scholarly opinion/5(39).

About Lincoln Reconsidered. David Herbert Donald, Lincoln biographer and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, has revised and updated his classic and influential book on Lincoln and the era he dominated.

When Lincoln Reconsidered was first published it ushered in the process of rethinking the Civil War that continues to this day. In the third edition. Subtitled Essays on the Civil War Era, this really constitutes an opening wedge in a reappraisal of the Lincoln legend, its process of growth, the chinks in the armor.

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Lincoln, by Republicans through several decades, by Democrats more recently, has been claimed, cited on all sides of all questions. David Donald of Columbia University studies Lincoln in relation to the abolitionists &#; and.

David Herbert Donald, Lincoln biographer and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, has revised and updated his classic and influential book on Lincoln and the era he dominated. When Lincoln Reconsidered was first published it ushered in the process of rethinking the Civil War that continues to this day.

In the third edition, David provides two Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Lincoln Reconsidered is a series of essays written by Donald prior to the publication of his award-winning biography Lincoln. First published in and now in its third edition, the essays have worn well, providing great insight into Lincoln the man as opposed to Lincoln the myth, much in the vein of Richard N.

Current's The Lincoln Nobody Knows/5(8). Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins University Press, Looking at the flow of books about individual speeches by Lincoln calls to mind the title of a Wallace Stevens Lincoln reconsidered book, "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird." The better to spread Abraham Lincoln's words to a people thirsting for moral clarity after 9/Author: Paul M.

Zall. Lincoln Reconsidered by David Herbert Donald An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Lincoln Reconsidered is a collection of provactive essays that probe the multiple depths of Abraham Lincoln--life and mythology.

He paints Lincoln's portrait onto the background of the sectional conflict that led to the Civil War. Originally published aboutDonald's stories remain fresh and Cited by: Richard Carwardine talked about his book Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power, published by Knopf in January This is a new This is a new Decem   A “brilliant” look at America’s sixteenth president by the New York Times–bestselling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Lincoln (American Historical Review).

First published in and revised and updated for the twenty-first century, Lincoln Reconsidered is a masterpiece of Civil War scholarship. In a dozen eloquent, witty, and incisive essays, the author of the definitive 4/5.

Lincoln reconsidered: essays on the Civil War era by David Herbert Donald; 18 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Abolitionists, Addresses, sermons, History, Politics and government, United States Civil War,Sermons, American Civil War () fast (OCoLC)fst, Aufsatzsammlung; Places: United States; People: Abraham Lincoln (); Times:.

“A common sense, witty, and erudite analysis.” —The Atlantic “Written with style and wit, emanating from great learning, [Lincoln Reconsidered] is as refreshing as an opened window in a stuffy room.”—The New York Times “A book of elegant essays in which [Donald] stressed his subject’s tough-mindedness and tactical skills.” —Geoffrey C.

Ward, The New York Times Book Review. David Herbert Donald, Lincoln biographer and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, has revised and updated his classic and influential book on Lincoln and the era he dominated. When Lincoln Reconsidered was first published it ushered in the process of rethinking the Civil War that continues to /5().

David Herbert Donald (October 1, – ) was an American historian, best known for his biography of Abraham twice won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography for earlier works; he published more than 30 books on United States political and literary figures and the history of the American : October 1,Goodman, Mississippi.

A “brilliant” look at America’s sixteenth president by the New York Times–bestselling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Lincoln (American Historical Review).

First published in and revised and updated for the twenty-first century, Lincoln Reconsidered is a masterpiece of Civil War scholarship. In a dozen eloquent, witty, and incisive essays, the author of the definitive.

A “brilliant” look at America’s sixteenth president by the New York Times–bestselling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Lincoln (American Historical Review).

First published in and revised and updated for the twenty-first century, Lincoln Reconsidered is a masterpiece of Civil War a dozen eloquent, witty, and incisive essays, the author of the definitive biography /5(2). David Herbert Donald, Lincoln biographer and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, has revised and updated his classic and influential book on Lincoln and the era he dominated.

When Lincoln Reconsidered was first published it ushered in the process of rethinking the Civil War that continues to this day. In the third edition, David provides two /5(). "Lincoln's Speeches Reconsidered does a finer job than any of the other commentaries on Lincoln's speeches, and its reading will repay richly the serious student of Lincoln and of American political ideas in general." Indiana Magazine of History - Allen Carl Guelzo "Briggs enriches our understanding of Lincoln's pre-presidential speeches."Author: John Channing Briggs.

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When Lincoln Reconsidered was first published it ushered in the process of rethinking the Civil War that continues to this day. In the third edition, David provides two 4/5(1).