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Abraham Lincoln

Great American Historians on Our Sixteenth President

Edited by Brian Lamb, Edited by Susan Swain, Edited by C-SPAN

  • ISBN13: 9781586487744
  • Pub Date: 04/27/2010 | Price: $16.95 / $21.50 CAN
  • Publisher: PublicAffairs
  • Trim: 6.00 x 9.00 Inches | 416 Pages
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About the Book

In this beautifully designed volume, America's top Lincoln historians offer a diverse array of perspectives on the life and legacy of America's sixteenth president. Spanning Lincoln's life—from his early career as a Springfield lawyer, to his presidential reign during one of America's most troubled historical periods, to his assassination in 1865—these essays, developed from original C-SPAN interviews, provide a compelling, composite portrait of Lincoln, one that offers up new stories and fresh insights on a defining leader. Extras include a timeline of Lincoln's life, brief biographies of the 56 contributors, and Lincoln's most famous speeches.

About the Author

Brian Lamb is C-SPAN's founding CEO and chairman and longtime on-camera interviewer. Lamb lives in Arlington, Virginia.