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The Life of Abraham Lincoln ( Vols. 1&2 ) by Ida Minerva Tarbell

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Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Political leaders & leadership,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Political,
  • Presidents & Heads of State

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages572
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8785690M
ISBN 101582181837
ISBN 109781582181837

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Abraham Lincoln: A Life is the antithesis of a thin slice from the Lincoln pie. In the sweeping style of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, Burlingame has produced the finest Lincoln biography in more than 60 years and one of the two or three best Lincoln books on any subject in a by: Abraham Lincoln, 16th U.S. president (–65), who preserved the Union during the American Civil War and brought about the emancipation of the slaves. Among American heroes, Lincoln continues to have a unique appeal for his fellow countrymen and also for people of . Michael Burlingame's long-awaited Abraham Lincoln: A Life, published in by the Johns Hopkins University Press in two large volumes and nearly 2, pages, is believed by many Lincoln scholars to be the most exhaustively researched and fully documented biography of Abraham Lincoln ever written.. The work as originally submitted was even more extensive, but largely because of space.   Volume I covers Lincoln's life from before he was even born, with the origins of the Lincoln family back to the early 17th century, through his education, his service in the Black Hawk War, his early dabblings in politics, his experiences and attitudes as a lawyer, and the presidential campaign of Reviews: 1.

Abraham Lincoln was born Sunday, Febru , in a log cabin near Hodgenville, was the son of Thomas and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, and he was named for his paternal Lincoln was a carpenter and farmer. Both of Abraham's parents were members of a Baptist congregation which had separated from another church due to opposition to slavery. Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Chicago, IL; Since , specializing in books and material culture related to Lincoln, U. S. Civil War, and U.S. Presidents.   24 Tense Hours in Abraham Lincoln’s Life. By John Williams. Feb. 23, ; In what way is the book you wrote different from the book you set out to .   The granddaddy of all the recent books [on Lincoln] is Michael Burlingame's Abraham Lincoln: A Life monumental in size, depth and scholarship, this is the new standard biography of our time and surpasses all other life portraits of our 16th president, and is the most important book of the bicentennial. — James L. Swanson. Washington Times/5(86).

Here are some Abraham Lincoln biographies that you can use to teach your middle schoolers more about the life of this amazing man.. President’s Day is just around the corner. On this day, we celebrate the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. This is a great time of year to teach your students about two of America’s great presidents. Abraham Lincoln was born on Febru , the second child of Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks Lincoln, in a one-room log cabin on Sinking Spring Farm near Hodgenville, Kentucky. He was a descendant of Samuel Lincoln, an Englishman who migrated from Hingham, Norfolk, to its namesake, Hingham, Massachusetts, in The family then migrated west, passing through New Jersey, Born: Febru , Sinking Spring Farm, . Looking for books by Abraham Lincoln? See all books authored by Abraham Lincoln, including Speeches and Writings –, and Speeches and Writings –, and more on COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.