Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 April 2005

216 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823224685

Bookseller Code (06)

First among Equals

Abraham Lincoln's Reputation During His Administration

Hans L. Trefousse

A Fordham University Press Publication

In this fascinating book, Hans L. Trefousse takes the full measure of Lincoln's reputation,drawing on a remarkable range of primary documents to give us the voices of Lincoln's own time. From North and South, at home and abroad, here are politicians, soldiers, statesmen, abolitionists, and slaveholders alike in a rich chorus of American opinion resulting in a masterly portrait of Lincoln the president in the eyes of his fellow Americans.


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