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  1. Jan 20, 2015 · "One of the finest collections I have ever read on Lincoln and his era. Lincoln and Liberty will be an enduring contribution to the scholarship on Lincoln's character, thought, and statesmanship."―Burrus M. Carnahan, author of Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War "A first-rate collection of diverse authors, each of whom brings a useful perspective the ...

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  2. Essays exploring the sixteenth president’s political philosophy. Generations of Americans have studied Abraham Lincoln’s life, presidency, and leadership, often remaking him into a figure suited to the needs and interests of their own time. This illuminating volume takes a different approach to his political thought and practice.

  3. Other chapters reveal how Lincoln upheld the principle of limited government even as he employed unprecedented war powers.Featuring contributions from leading scholars such as Michael Burlingame, Allen C. Guelzo, Fred Kaplan, and Matthew Pinsker, this innovative collection presents fresh perspectives on Lincoln both as a political thinker and a ...

  4. Since my youth, I have admired Abraham Lincoln greatly. Back then, we thought of Lincoln as “the Great Emancipator.” In difficult times that would follow in my life, he represented a model of perseverance, and in my early years in Washington he served both as an inspiration and a beacon that highlighted the underlying principles of our country, especially the Declaration of Independence.

  5. Nov 10, 2014 · Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages by Lucas E. Morel Lincoln and Liberty book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Since Abraham Lincoln's death, generations of Americans have stu... Lincoln and Liberty book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

  6. Sep 28, 2014 · Lucas E. Morel (Editor) The University Press of Kentucky (January 16, 2015) Since Abraham Lincoln's death, generations of Americans have studied his life, presidency, and leadership, often remaking him into a figure suited to the needs and interests of their own time. This illuminating volume...

  7. The essays in Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages "seek to understand Lincoln as he understood himself and attempted to make himself clear to his day and age" (xii), and illustrate that Lincoln still has much to teach us today. Indeed, there are insights here to broaden one's understanding of Lincoln for even the most seasoned scholar.

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