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5 edition of The Age of Lincoln found in the catalog.

The Age of Lincoln

by Vernon Orville Burton

  • 31 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Blackstone Audio Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Unabridged Audio - History,
  • History: American,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • United States - Reconstruction Period (1865-1877),
  • History / United States,
  • United States - General,
  • 1809-1865,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Lincoln, Abraham,,
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard Mock (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8107235M
    ISBN 100786157798
    ISBN 109780786157792

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The Age of Lincoln by Vernon Orville Burton Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book argues that an understanding of the age of Lincoln helps explain how the Civil War came to be.

Especially, how social trends of the time led to the support for the war. The author focuses upon the religious minimalism of the s and s and how "The Great Disappointment" was very much a part of the public imagination/5. “The Age of Lincoln will be ideal as a foundation text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars on the nineteenth century; scholars of the period can engage it on a different level, which is a measure of the book's sophistication.

These qualities and the range of the book's audience reflect Burton's own career, too, as both a Cited by: Following The Age of Lincoln ’s publication, I will be updating and expanding the information and links you will encounter on this site. If you have any reactions to either the book or this site, I encourage you to contact me at [email protected] Historical inquiry is an on-going endeavor, and these notes will continue to expand.

With The Age of Lincoln, Burton has significantly widened his lens, ratcheted up his analysis and produced a magisterial narrative history of American social and intellectual life from the age of slavery up to the era of Jim Crow.

New details, fresh insights and sparkling interpretations punctuate nearly every page of Burton's fast-paced and. The Age of Lincoln. By Orville Vernon Burton, Hill & Wang, pages, $ The country’s never- ending fascination with Abraham Lincoln and the events of his time has.

Beautiful historical picture book has stunning art. Read Common Sense Media's Dancing Hands: How Teresa Carreño Played the Piano for President Lincoln review, age 5/5. The Age The Age of Lincoln book Lincoln Orville Vernon Burton, Author. Hill & Wang $25 (p) ISBN Burton's book is a worthy heir to Schlesinger's.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for /5(65). There are many references to class struggle, but discussion of the Civil War is perfunctory.

I would recommend reading Shelby Foote’s Civil War: A Narrative first (a book with an altogether different bias), using The Age of Lincoln as supplement. The book is well written, read and recorded. Allow me to a little-known history book, starring Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. (Am I the only one who gets chills??) Abraham Lincoln was a little more than a child when his mother passed due to a mysterious ownst to the rest of the world, her death was due to a vengeful vampire.

Abraham does what any sensible child would've done - pledged himself wholly and /5. Freedman accurately portrays the thorny problems that challenged Abraham Lincoln and the country in the mids. Children who read this book will gain an understanding of some of the personal, economic, and political ramifications of slavery and liberty.

In the final chapter, Lincoln's assassination is described vividly but without exaggeration.5/5. Abraham Lincoln was born on Februthe second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky.

He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who migrated from Hingham, Norfolk, to its namesake, Hingham, Massachusetts, in The family then migrated west, passing through New Jersey, Born: FebruSinking Spring Farm. The Age of Lincoln. by Orville Vernon Burton, Hill & Wang,pages, $ Orville Burton’s The Age of Lincoln delivers a broad- minded and elegant analysis of one of the most critical periods in our nation’sa professor at the University of Illinois, has plumbed the depths of recent Civil War scholarship to craft a winning narrative that covers the growing antebellum.

"The Age of Lincoln is a dazzling performance." --Justin Reynolds, The New York Sun"Learned, lively and enriching Burton's book is an eclectic, engaging romp across familiar but forgotten terrain.

Lincoln: A Novel is a historical novel, part of the Narratives of Empire series by Gore Vidal. Set during the American Civil War, the novel describes the presidency of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of several historical figures, including presidential secretary John Hay, First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, Secretary of State William H.

Seward, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase, his daughter Author: Gore Vidal. Women in the Civil War of its Age. READ MORE $ buy this item. Read More. One of the Earliest Publications of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. READ MORE $ buy this item. Read More. Douglas Southall Freeman, R.E.

Lee: A Biography, 1st ed., Signed Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Inc () W. Superior St. Suite Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States. He preserved the Union during the U.S. Civil War and brought about the emancipation of :   Ronald C.

White, Jr., is the author of two bestselling books on Abraham Lincoln: The Eloquent President and Lincoln’s Greatest Speech, a New York Times Notable Book.

White earned his Ph.D. at Princeton and has lectured on Lincoln at hundreds of universities and organizations, and at Gettysburg and the White House. He is a Fellow at the Huntington Library and a Visiting Professor of /5(75). The book about a defense attorney who uses a Lincoln town car for an office is richly plotted, humorous, suspenseful, and full of surprisingly human touches.

It's also populated by a large cast of colorful characters that allow Adam Grupper the opportunity to strut his stuff, shifting effortlessly from gruff, hardcore bikers to Beverly Hills /5(K).

Stunning in its breadth and conclusions, The Age of Lincoln is a fiercely original history of the five decades that pivoted around the presidency of Abraham Lincoln.

Abolishing slavery, the age's most extraordinary accomplishment, was not its most profound. The enduring legacy of the age of Lincoln was inscribing personal liberty into the nation's millennial a has always 4/5(1).

From his boyhood in a log cabin to his famous presidency and untimely death, Maira Kalman shares Lincoln's remarkable life with young readers in a fresh and exciting way.

Expand Product Details Abraham Lincoln was an unforgettable man.A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war.4/5(20).Buy a cheap copy of The Age of Lincoln book by Orville Vernon Burton.

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