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Author Fredrickson, George M., 1934-2008.

Title Big enough to be inconsistent : Abraham Lincoln confronts slavery and race / George M. Fredrickson.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.7 FRE    Available
Description xi, 156 p. ; 19 cm.
Series The W.E.B. Du Bois lectures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-145) and index.
Contents A clash of images: great egalitarian or hard-core racist? -- Free soil, free labor, and free white men: the Illinois years -- Becoming an emancipator: the war years.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Relations with African Americans.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century.
States' rights (American politics) -- History -- 19th century.
Federal government -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780674027749 (alk. paper) : $19.95
0674027744 (alk. paper)

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