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Author Burt, John, 1955-

Title Lincoln's tragic pragmatism : Lincoln, Douglas, and moral conflict / John Burt.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    973.7 BUR    DUE 08-17-20 Billed
Description xvii, 814 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Lincoln's Peoria speech of 1854 -- Lincoln's conspiracy charge -- Douglas's conspiracy charge -- Douglas's fanaticism charge -- Douglas's racial equality charge -- The Dred Scott Case -- Aftershocks of the debates -- Coda: and the war games.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Ethics.
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 -- Political and social views.
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 -- Ethics.
Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858.
Democracy -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780674050181 (alk. paper)
0674050185 (alk. paper)

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