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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.,
  • Political leadership -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Character.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-192) and index.

StatementFrank J. Williams ; with a foreword by Harold Holzer ; and an epilogue by John Y. Simon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE457.2 .W69 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 202 p. :
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3558233M
ISBN 100809323915
LC Control Number2002018758

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