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The Fiery Trial

Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

by Eric Foner

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"A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil War era."—Boston GlobeSelected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, this landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln's lifelong engagement with the nation's critical issue: American slavery. A master historian, Eric Foner draws Lincoln and the broader history of the period into perfect balance. We see Lincoln, a pragmatic politician grounded in principle, deftly navigating the dynamic politics of antislavery, secession, and civil war. Lincoln's greatness emerges from his capacity for moral and political growth.


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Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Kindle Book

  • Release date: July 29, 2015

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  • ISBN: 9780393080827
  • File size: 1585 KB
  • Release date: July 29, 2015

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  • ISBN: 9780393080827
  • File size: 1585 KB
  • Release date: September 26, 2011


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"A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil War era."—Boston GlobeSelected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, this landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln's lifelong engagement with the nation's critical issue: American slavery. A master historian, Eric Foner draws Lincoln and the broader history of the period into perfect balance. We see Lincoln, a pragmatic politician grounded in principle, deftly navigating the dynamic politics of antislavery, secession, and civil war. Lincoln's greatness emerges from his capacity for moral and political growth.


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