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The Resource Lincoln's hundred days : the Emancipation Proclamation and the war for the union, Louis P. Masur

Lincoln's hundred days : the Emancipation Proclamation and the war for the union, Louis P. Masur

Label
Lincoln's hundred days : the Emancipation Proclamation and the war for the union
Title
Lincoln's hundred days
Title remainder
the Emancipation Proclamation and the war for the union
Statement of responsibility
Louis P. Masur
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Lincoln<U+2019>s Hundred Days is the first book to tell the full story of the critical period between September 22, 1862, when Lincoln issued his preliminary Proclamation, and January 1, 1863, when he signed the final, significantly altered, decree. In those tumultuous hundred days, as battlefield deaths mounted, debate raged. Masur commands vast primary sources to portray the daily struggles and enormous consequences of the president<U+2019>s efforts as Lincoln led a nation through war and toward emancipation. With his deadline looming, Lincoln hesitated and calculated, frustrating friends and foes alike, as he reckoned with the anxieties and expectations of millions. We hear these concerns, from poets, cabinet members and foreign officials, from enlisted men on the front and free blacks as well as slaves. Masur presents a fresh portrait of Lincoln as a complex figure who worried about, listened to, debated, prayed for, and even joked with his country, and then followed his conviction in directing America toward a terrifying and thrilling unknown
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Masur, Louis P
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E453
LC item number
.M266 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
  • Slaves
Target audience
adult
Label
Lincoln's hundred days : the Emancipation Proclamation and the war for the union, Louis P. Masur
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
September 22, 1862: Lincoln tells a story -- Toward emancipation -- Messages and measures -- A new departure -- Movement -- Judgments -- The reactions of scholars and soldiers -- Intervention and election fever -- "We cannot escape history" -- Standing firm -- Jubilee -- "Men of color, to arms!" -- "It can not be retracted" -- Emancipation triumphant -- April 4, 1865: Lincoln visits Richmond
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 358 pages
Isbn
9780674066908
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012009044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
black and white illustrations
System control number
  • 781278941
  • (OCoLC)781278941
Label
Lincoln's hundred days : the Emancipation Proclamation and the war for the union, Louis P. Masur
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
September 22, 1862: Lincoln tells a story -- Toward emancipation -- Messages and measures -- A new departure -- Movement -- Judgments -- The reactions of scholars and soldiers -- Intervention and election fever -- "We cannot escape history" -- Standing firm -- Jubilee -- "Men of color, to arms!" -- "It can not be retracted" -- Emancipation triumphant -- April 4, 1865: Lincoln visits Richmond
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 358 pages
Isbn
9780674066908
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012009044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
black and white illustrations
System control number
  • 781278941
  • (OCoLC)781278941

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