Alan B. Larkin series on the American presidency.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Stephen D. Engle Part I. Lincoln's war and the people's contest The passage of Lincoln's republic: Providence in progress / Orville Vernon Burton The president as pedagogue: teaching citizenship in time of war / J. Matthew Gallman Lincoln as Commander in Chief: forays into generalship / Mark Grimsley Part II. The war beyond the White House The political culture of the North: party politics of nation and state / Jennifer L. Weber Legalities in wartime: the myth of the writ of habeas corpus / Mark E. Neely Jr Emancipation in Washington, D.C.: battleground for freedom and reconstruction / Kate Masur Part III. The visible hand of leadership at home and abroad Lincoln as leader: the visible hand of the presidency / Richard J. Carwardine Lincoln as chief diplomat in war: perception and reality / Howard Jones War-time reconstruction: constructing the union's new cornerstone / Brooks D. Simpson Epilogue. Lincoln's presidential legacy: the last best hope / Michael Burlingame.
This volume collects the papers of the 7th annual Larkin Symposium, adding additional essays to flesh out the collection, that explore the context of the Abraham Lincoln presidency, the implications of the Civil War and the new republic that emerged out of the conflict.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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