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The third title in the Creators of the American Mind Series, Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the Myth, provides an accurate but novel approach to Lincoln and his place in American history. This book presents Lincoln as a man, a flesh-and-blood individual, by letting him speak for himself and by providing comments about him by his contemporaries as well as by Lincoln scholars who have studied him from various historical perspectives. The book places Lincoln in historical perspective by following his rise through nineteenth-century history and politics, his conduct of the Civil War while he was president, the act of emancipation of the slaves, his assassination and its effects on the nation, his posthumous elevation to a central place in American political mythology, all using contemporary documents and the writings of Lincoln scholars. This book is in-depth enough to present a complete picture of Lincoln the Man and the Myth yet brief enough to serve as a supplement to a larger textbook on American history. Appropriate for courses in American History Survey, American Social and Intellectual History, and the History of Religion in America.
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