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Lincoln, Abraham

Summary: "The first full-color facsimile edition of Lincoln's private notes, Abraham Lincoln's Diary is a deluxe collection of some of his most revelatory private writings. An essential archive, here presented exactly as Lincoln wrote them on scraps of paper, these "notes to self" appear alongside original, contextualizing essays by New York Times bestselling presidential biographer Ronald C. White. A...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 LIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7092 WHI

Inskeep, Steve

Summary: "From journalist and historian Steve Inskeep, a compelling and nuanced exploration of the political acumen of Abraham Lincoln via sixteen encounters before and during his presidency, bringing to light not only the strategy of a great politician who inherited a country divided, but lessons for our own disorderly present. In 1855, as the United States found itself at odds over the issue of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 INS

Guelzo, Allen C.

Summary: Professor Guelzo looks at Lincoln's life and legacy, from his youth and maturation into a successful lawyer through the evolution of his views on slavery to his presidency and triumphant management of emancipation and the restoration of the union.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LIN

Oakes, James

Summary: "An award-winning scholar uncovers Lincoln's strategy for abolishing slavery in this groundbreaking history of the sectional crisis and Civil War. Some celebrate Lincoln for freeing the slaves; others fault him for a long-standing conservatism on abolition and race. James Oakes gives us another option in this brilliant exploration of Lincoln and the end of slavery. Through the unforeseen...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 OAK

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Campbell, Thomas

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ampersand, Inc. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7114 CAM

Waugh, John C.

Summary: How did Abraham Lincoln, long held as a paragon of presidential bravery and principled politics, find his way to the White House? How did he become this one man great enough to risk the fate of the nation on the well-worn but cast-off notion that all men are created equal? John C. Waugh takes us on Lincoln's road to the Civil War.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM WAU

David, Alex

Contents: The question of slavery -- Stephen Douglas -- Abraham Lincoln -- After the Debates -- The Legacy of Lincoln -- Primary Source Transcriptions -- Chronology -- Glossary.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Gov Davis

Guelzo, Allen C.

Summary: What carried this one-term congressman from obscurity to fame was his Senate campaign against the country's most formidable politician, Stephen A. Douglas, in the summer and fall of 1858. Lincoln challenged Douglas directly in one of his greatest speeches--"A house divided against itself cannot stand"--and confronted Douglas on the questions of slavery and the inviolability of the Union in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.68 GUE

Feldman, Noah

Summary: "An innovative account of Abraham Lincoln, constitutional thinker and doer"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 FEL

Summary: Combines background commentary with quotes from Lincoln's letters, speeches, and public papers to provide a personal view of his life, thoughts, and actions.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace & Co. 1993

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 LIN

Corwin, Norman

Summary: Academy Award nominees Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn star in Norman Corwin's electrifying dramatization of the history-making Lincoln-Douglas debates. This fierce rivalry between rising legislator Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas tackled some of the day's most passionate and controversial issues -- above all, those of slavery and the American concept of freedom. As...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: L.A. Theatre Works 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 808.5 COR

Lincoln, Abraham

Summary: Henry Louis Gates, Jr., presents the full range of Lincoln's views, gathered from his private letters, speeches, official documents, and even race jokes, arranged chronologically from the late 1830s to the 1860s. --from publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 LIN

Escott, Paul D.

Summary: "Throughout the Civil War, newspaper headlines and stories repeatedly asked some variation of the question posed by the New York Times in 1862, "What shall we do with the negro?" The future status of African Americans was a pressing issue for both those in the North and in the South. Consulting a broad range of contemporary newspapers, magazines, books, army records, government documents,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Virginia Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7092 ESC

Lowry, Rich.

Summary: Revered today across the political spectrum, Abraham Lincoln believed in a small but active government in a nation defined by aspiration. He embraced the market and the transportation and communications revolutions beginning to take hold, and helped give birth to the modern industrial economy. Lincoln's vision of an upwardly mobile society that rewards and supports individual striving was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM LOW

Holzer, Harold

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Summary: "From acclaimed Abraham Lincoln historian Harold Holzer, a groundbreaking account of Lincoln's grappling with the politics of immigration against the backdrop of the Civil War. In the three decades before the Civil War, some ten million foreign-born people settled in the United States, forever altering the nation's demographics, culture, and--perhaps most significantly--voting patterns....

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2024

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Guelzo, Allen C.

Summary: "An intimate study of Abraham Lincoln's powerful vision of democracy, which guided him through the Civil War and is still relevant today--by best-selling historian and three-time winner of the Lincoln Prize. Abraham Lincoln grappled with the greatest crisis of democracy that has ever confronted the United States. While many books have been written about his temperament, judgment, and steady...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

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Johnson, Martin P.

Summary: "Four score and seven years ago. Are any six words better known, of greater import, or from a more crucial moment in our nation's history? And yet after 150 years the dramatic and surprising story of how Lincoln wrote the Gettysburg Address has never been fully told. Until now. Martin Johnson's remarkable work of historical and literary detection illuminates a speech, a man, and a moment in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Univ Pr of Kansas 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7349 JOH

Meacham, Jon

Summary: Jon Meacham chronicles the life and moral evolution of Abraham Lincoln and explores why and how Lincoln confronted secession, threats to democracy, and the tragedy of slavery in order to expand the possibilities of America. This book tells the story of Lincoln from his birth on the Kentucky frontier in 1809 to his leadership during the Civil War to his tragic assassination at Ford's Theater on...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 LIN

Stahr, Walter

Summary: "Walter Stahr, author of the ... bestseller Seward, now tells the amazing story of Lincoln's secretary of war, Edwin Stanton, the most powerful and controversial of the men close to the president. Stanton raised an army of a million men and directed it from his Washington telegraph office, with Lincoln often at his side. He arrested and imprisoned thousands for "war crimes," some serious and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 STANTON, EDWIN Sta

Meacham, Jon

Summary: "A president who governed a divided country has much to teach us in a twenty-first-century moment of polarization and political crisis. Abraham Lincoln was president when implacable secessionists gave no quarter in a clash of visions inextricably bound up with money, power, race, identity, and faith. He was hated and hailed, excoriated and revered. In Lincoln we can see the possibilities of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LIN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LINCOLN, ABRAHAM MEA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7 MEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B LINCOLN MEA

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