- Book Title: Abraham Lincoln
- Author: Lord Charnwood
- ISBN: MWB117733210
- Publisher: Constable
- Year Published: 1947
- Our Normal Price: £30.80 GBP ($38.50 USD)
- 10% Discounted Price: £27.72 GBP ($34.65 USD)
- Description: Constable & Co. Ltd, 1947, 13th impression of the 1916 first publication: red cloth hardcover: no dust jacket: approximately 5.5 x 8.75" tall: 478 pages, including index: black and white frontispiece from a photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken soon after his nomination as president. Synopsis: An analytical biography of Abraham Lincoln, who is described in the preface by Basil Williams as 'one of the few supreme statesman of the last three centuries.' Contents: – Editor's preface. Part One: Boyhood of Lincoln. Part Two: The Growth of the American Nation (The Formation of a National Government. Territorial Expansion. The Growth of the Practice and Traditions of the Union Government. The Missouri Compromise. Leaders, Parties, and Tendencies in Lincoln's Youth. Slavery and Southern Society. Intellectual Development.) Part Three: Lincoln's Early Career (Life at New Salam. In the Illinois Legislature. Marriage.) Part Four: Lincoln in Congress and in Retirement (The Mexican War and Lincoln's Work In Congress. California and the Compromise of 1850. Lincoln in Retirement. The Repeal of the Missouri Compromise.) Part Five: The Rise of Lincoln. ( Lincoln's Return to Public Life. The Principles and the Oratory of Lincoln. Lincoln against Douglas. John Brown. The Election of Lincoln As President.) Part Six: Secession. (The Case of the South against the Union. The Progress of Secession. The Inauguration of Lincoln as President. The Outbreak of War.) Part Seven: The Conditions of the War. Part Eight: The Opening of the War and Lincoln's Administration (Preliminary Stages of the War. Bull Run. Lincoln's Administration Generally. Foreign Policy and England. The Great Questions of Domestic Policy.) Part Nine: The Disasters of the North. ( Military Policy of the North. The War in the West up to May, 1862. The War in the East up to May, 1863.) Part 10: Emancipation. Party 11: The Approach of Victory (The War to the End of 1863. Conscription and the Politics of 1863. The War in 1864. The Second Election of Lincoln.) Part 12: The End. Bibliographical note. Chronological table. Index. Condition: No dust jacket: small section of page edging slightly foxed: overall very clean, firm and good
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: No
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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