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The eloquent president : a portrait of Lincoln through his words, Ronald C. White, Jr

Label
The eloquent president : a portrait of Lincoln through his words
Title
The eloquent president
Title remainder
a portrait of Lincoln through his words
Statement of responsibility
Ronald C. White, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A study of Abraham Lincoln and his administration draws on the president's own speeches and writings to chronicle four key years of his life from the perspective of the important events and crises of a seminal period in American history
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
165637
Cataloging source
ABG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
White, Ronald C.
Dewey number
  • 973.7/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.W6155 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
  • Eloquence
  • Rhetoric
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • American letters
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a portrait of Lincoln through his words
Label
The eloquent president : a portrait of Lincoln through his words, Ronald C. White, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, c2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-426) and index
Contents
"With a task before me greater than ... Washington" : farewell address at Springfield, February 11, 1861 -- "This, his almost chosen people" : speeches and remarks train trip from Springfield to Washington, February 11-23, 1861 -- "The mystic chords of memory" : first Inaugural address, March 4, 1861-- "This is ... a people's contest" : message to Congress in special session, July 4, 1861-- My paramount object in this struggle" : reply to Horace Greeley, August 22, 1862 -- "God wills this contest" : meditation on the divine will, September 2 , 1862 -- "We cannot escape history" : annual message to Congress, December 1, 1862 -- "You say you will not fight to free Negroes" : letter to the rally at Springfield, August 26, 1863 -- "This nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom" : Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863 -- "I claim not to have controlled events" : "little speech" to Albert Hodges, April 4, 1864 -- "With malice toward none; with charity for all" : second Inaugural address, March 4, 1865
Control code
ocm64395183
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 448 p.
Isbn
9780812970463
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)64395183
Label
The eloquent president : a portrait of Lincoln through his words, Ronald C. White, Jr
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Random House, c2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [403]-426) and index
Contents
"With a task before me greater than ... Washington" : farewell address at Springfield, February 11, 1861 -- "This, his almost chosen people" : speeches and remarks train trip from Springfield to Washington, February 11-23, 1861 -- "The mystic chords of memory" : first Inaugural address, March 4, 1861-- "This is ... a people's contest" : message to Congress in special session, July 4, 1861-- My paramount object in this struggle" : reply to Horace Greeley, August 22, 1862 -- "God wills this contest" : meditation on the divine will, September 2 , 1862 -- "We cannot escape history" : annual message to Congress, December 1, 1862 -- "You say you will not fight to free Negroes" : letter to the rally at Springfield, August 26, 1863 -- "This nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom" : Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863 -- "I claim not to have controlled events" : "little speech" to Albert Hodges, April 4, 1864 -- "With malice toward none; with charity for all" : second Inaugural address, March 4, 1865
Control code
ocm64395183
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Random House trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 448 p.
Isbn
9780812970463
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)64395183

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