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The Resource Founders' son : : a life of Abraham Lincoln, Richard Brookhiser, (electronic resource)

Founders' son : : a life of Abraham Lincoln, Richard Brookhiser, (electronic resource)

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Founders' son : : a life of Abraham Lincoln
Title
Founders' son :
Title remainder
a life of Abraham Lincoln
Statement of responsibility
Richard Brookhiser
Title variation
Founders son
Title variation remainder
a life of Abraham Lincoln
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Abraham Lincoln grew up in the long shadow of the Founding Fathers. Seeking an intellectual and emotional replacement for his own taciturn father, Lincoln turned to the great men of the founding?Washington, Paine, Jefferson?and their great documents?the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution?for knowledge, guidance, inspiration, and purpose. Out of the power vacuum created by their passing, Lincoln emerged from among his peers as the true inheritor of the Founders? mantle, bringing their vision to bear on the Civil War and the question of slavery. In -- Founders? Son
Summary
Argues that the sixteenth president of the United States was inspired by the Founding Fathers of the nation and struggled to carry on their work throughout his career
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10360384
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
973.7092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a life of Abraham Lincoln
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Founders' son : : a life of Abraham Lincoln, Richard Brookhiser, (electronic resource)
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http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7A83E1F0-D3E7-4F8A-B97B-9706F1D5D397
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Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1809-1830: youth -- George Washington and liberty -- 1830-1840: manhood -- Thomas Paine, laughter, and reason -- 1840-1852: maturity -- Henry Clay and the Fourth of July -- 1854: the repeal of the Missouri Compromise -- 1855-1858: running for senate -- 1859-1860: running for president -- Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence. The towering genius (I) -- The election of 1860. The towering genius (II) -- 1861-1863: war, emancipation -- Preamble to the Constitution -- 1864-1865: war, death -- God the father -- 1865: victory. The towering genius (III) -- Epilogue: One old man
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unknown
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1 online resource
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780465056866
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
Stock number
7A83E1F0-D3E7-4F8A-B97B-9706F1D5D397
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(OCoLC)890980958
Label
Founders' son : : a life of Abraham Lincoln, Richard Brookhiser, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive.ebrpl.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7A83E1F0-D3E7-4F8A-B97B-9706F1D5D397
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
1809-1830: youth -- George Washington and liberty -- 1830-1840: manhood -- Thomas Paine, laughter, and reason -- 1840-1852: maturity -- Henry Clay and the Fourth of July -- 1854: the repeal of the Missouri Compromise -- 1855-1858: running for senate -- 1859-1860: running for president -- Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence. The towering genius (I) -- The election of 1860. The towering genius (II) -- 1861-1863: war, emancipation -- Preamble to the Constitution -- 1864-1865: war, death -- God the father -- 1865: victory. The towering genius (III) -- Epilogue: One old man
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465056866
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7A83E1F0-D3E7-4F8A-B97B-9706F1D5D397
System control number
(OCoLC)890980958
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