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Lincoln

By Carwardine, Richard




An original and deeply insightful biography of Abraham Lincoln, already awarded the prestigious Lincoln Prize.As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents. But the story of his rise to greatness is as complex as it is compelling. In this superb biography, the highly regarded Oxford University historian Richard Carwardine examines Lincoln both in his dramatic political journey and in his nation-shaping White House years. Through his groundbreaking research, Carwardine probes the sources of Lincoln's moral and political philosophy. We see how, while pursuing office, Lincoln drew strength from public opinion and the machinery of his party. We see him, as a wartime president, recognizing the limits as well as the possibilities of power, and the necessity of looking for support beyond his own administration. We see how he turned to the churches, to their humanitarian agencies, and to the volunteer Union Army for allies in his struggle to end slavery.In illuminating the political talents that went hand in hand with large and serious moral purpose, Carwardine gives us a fresh, important portrait of the incomparable Abraham Lincoln.From the Hardcover edition.


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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power, Library Edition

Richard Carwardine

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Richard Carwardine

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Lincoln

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Richard Carwardine

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine

Blackstone, 2006-02-15. Unabridged. Audio Cassette. Used:Good.

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine

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Lincoln : a life of purpose and power

Carwardine, Richard.

New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2006, 2003, 2006. Fine. xv, 394 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. ; ISBN: 1400044561; 9781400044566; LCCN: 2005-47230 ; "A portrait of America's sixteenth president follows Lincoln's life and career during his rise to political power and his years in the White House, arguing that he looked beyond the political system to find support in his struggle to end slavery. " ; Contents: 1. Inner power : Lincoln's ambition and political vision, 1809-54 -- Ambition -- Political vision -- Moral crisis : 1854 -- The religious roots of moral power -- 2. The power of opinion : Lincoln : the Illinois public and the new political order, 1854-58 -- Lincoln, democratic politics and public opinion -- Illinois public opinion and the anti-Nebraska fusion movement -- The senatorial campaign of 1858 -- 3. The power of party : winning the presidency, 1858-60 -- Presidential ambition : Lincoln, his party and the road to the Decatur convention -- The Republican presidential nomination -- The 1860 presidential campaign : the power of a righteous party -- 4. Confronting the limits of power : from president-elect to war president, 1860-61 -- In the antechamber to power : holding the party line -- From Springfield to Sumter : building a united front -- Strategies for 'a people's war' -- 'What shall I do? The people are impatient ... ' -- 5. The purposes of power : evolving objectives, 1861-65 -- Reading the public -- 'Every indispensable means' : toward the Emancipation Proclamation -- Faith and purposes -- Faithfulness of purpose : emancipation, reconstruction and black citizenship -- 6. The instruments of power : coercion and voluntary mobilization, 1861-65 -- Coercion, repression and executive power -- Popular mobilization : the 'power of the right word' and the agency of party -- Popular mobilization : churches and philanthropic organizations -- The Union army as a moral force -- The election of 1864 : 'the second birth of our nation' -- 7. Conclusion : power in death -- Chronology of Lincoln's life. ; OCLC: 60421093 ; "Richard Carwardine, the Rhodes Professor of American History at Oxford University, is the first British scholar to be awarded the Lincoln Prize, the largest award in the United States for nineteeth-century American history. His previous work includes Evangelicals and Politics in Antebellum America. He lives in Oxford." ; VG/VG

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine

Blackstone, 2006-02-15. Audio Cassette. Good.

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Carwardine, Richard

Knopf. Hardcover. 1400044561 Autographed by author! Ships promptly from Texas. . Fine. 2006.

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LINCOLN; A Life of Purpose and Power

Carwardine, Richard

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. First Edition, Second Printing. Cloth and boards. Very Fine/Very Fine. 8vo, tan quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over red boards with ribbing, Mylar-protected photographic dust jacket (unclipped) depicting Lincoln by Corbis, xv + 394 + [2] A Note About the Author. Winner of the Lincoln Prize from Gettysburg College. SUPERIOR STUDY of Lincoln in EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION internally & externally!

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Carwardine, Richard

Vintage, 2007-01-09. Paperback. Good. No International ShippingGood condition. Quick ship! Used book doesn't include any access code, CD or other supplements. For returns contact us

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LINCOLN: A LIFE OF PURPOSE AND POWER

CARWARDINE, RICHARD

NEW YORK: ALFRED A. KNOPF. VG/VG REMAINDER MARK. Pages: 394. . 2006. 1ST US EDITION. HARDCOVER..

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LINCOLN; A life of purpose and power

CARWARDINE, Richard

NY: Knopf, 2006. First American edn. 8vo, pp. xv, 394. Notes, chrolology, index. Illustrated. Paper over boards. Near fine in very slightly chipped dj.

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine

Vintage, 2007-01-09. Reprint. Paperback. Used:Good.

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LINCOLN: A LIFE OF PURPOSE AND POWER - BOOK CLUB EDITION

CARWARDINE, RICHARD

NEW YORK: ALFRED A. KNOPF. VG/VG- LIGHT WEAR. DJ LIGHTLY EDGEWORN & RUBBED. Pages: 394. . 2006. BOOK CLUB. HARDCOVER.. PAGES CLEAN, BINDING TIGHT. .

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine

Knopf, 2006-01-10. Hardcover. Good.

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Carwardine, Richard

Routledge Book. Used - Good. Paperback. Clean edition. Not an ex-library edition. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Cover shows mild surface and edge wear. Page edges largely clean..

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Richard Carwardine

Very Good. Used book in very good condition. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks. Ex-library with the usual stamps. 100% guaranteed. 021519

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

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Vintage, 2007-01-09. Paperback. New. New Paperback. From The Civil War Book Shop- As close as your computer; as dependable as old Abe.

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Good. Used book in good condition. Has wear to the cover and pages. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. Ex-library with the usual stamps. 100% guaranteed. 070819

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Carwardine, Richard

Carwardine, Richard., Alfred A. Knopf, nd, c2006, 1st U.S. Edition? (no dj price but bar code), boards w/gilt spine titles, fine w/fine dj, 394 pp w/index & appendices, B & W illus., tall 8vo, "A Life of Purpose and Power", $10.00

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Carwardine, Richard

Knopf. Hardcover. 1400044561 Ships promptly from Texas. . New. 2006.

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Carwardine, Richard

Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2006. First American Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 1400044561 . Signed by author with personal inscription. Includes pamphlet by author titled "Unity and Diversity in the Church" ; 9.21 X 6.46 X 1.57 inches; 416 pages; Signed by Author .

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Lincoln : A Life of Purpose and Power

Carwardine, Richard

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2006. First US Edition. Hardcover. 1400044561 . Minor bump to spine bottom. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 394 pages .

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

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Knopf. Hardcover. 1400044561 . . New. 2006.

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LINCOLN: A Life of Purpose and Power

Carwardine, Richard

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006. (2006), 394pp, illus., top corners lightly bumped, slight soiling to pg edges, slight rubbing & edgewear to dj, contents clean.. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -.

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

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Knopf. Hardcover. 1400044561 . Very Good.

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

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Vintage, 2007-01-09. Paperback. Good.

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Lincoln : A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine

Random House Inc, January 2006. Hardcover . Used Very Good/Very Good. Pages clean, binding intact, cover has light wear. Spine is undamaged, no creasing or warping. We carry new and used books in our storefront. We want you to be satisfied with your purchase. Please contact us if you have questions regarding this item.

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Lincoln : A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine

Random House Inc, January 2006. Hardcover . Used Very Good/Very Good. Dust Jacket is clean and intact, with minor edge and corner wear. Front and back covers are almost undamaged, with very slight edge and corner wear. Spine intact and undamaged with no creasing or warping. Binding is tight and intact, pages clean and unmarked. In very nice, but previously owned condition with minimal damage. We carry new and used books in our storefront. We want you to be satisfied with your purchase. Please contact us if you have questions regarding this item.

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Lincoln : A Life of Purpose and Power

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Random House Inc, January 2006. Hardcover . Used - Very Good. Slight wear. May have minor sticker residue or marks or writing. We try to ship every day so your book arrives quicker! We are a small independent book store in the Midwest so we thank you for the support. Satisfaction guaranteed in all transactions. Let us know what we can do to help!

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Vintage. Used - Very Good. 2007. Paperback. Very Good.

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Carwardine, Richard

Vintage. Used - Like New. 2007. Small publisher's mark on bottom of text block. Otherwise, Fine.

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Richard Carwardine

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