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The age of Lincoln

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Published by Hill and Wang in New York, NY .
Written in English

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StatementOrville Vernon Burton.
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Pagination420 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages420
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22758198M
ISBN 109780809095131

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  Freedman accurately portrays the thorny problems that challenged Abraham Lincoln and the country in the mids. Children who read this book will gain an understanding of some of the personal, economic, and political ramifications of slavery and liberty. In the final chapter, Lincoln's assassination is described vividly but without exaggeration.5/5. 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, . The Age of Lincoln. by Orville Vernon Burton, Hill & Wang, , pages, $ Orville Burton’s The Age of Lincoln delivers a broad- minded and elegant analysis of one of the most critical periods in our nation’s , a professor at the University of Illinois, has plumbed the depths of recent Civil War scholarship to craft a winning narrative that covers the growing antebellum. "The Age of Lincoln is a dazzling performance." --Justin Reynolds, The New York Sun"Learned, lively and enriching Burton's book is an eclectic, engaging romp across familiar but forgotten terrain.