1. Creator/Author:
  2. Anastaplo, George, (3)

Abraham Lincoln : a constitutional biography /

Anastaplo, George,
Item ID:
Lanham [Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1999.
0847694313 (alk. paper) ;; 9780847694310 (alk. paper) ;
Call Number:
E457.2 .A54 1999
Physical Description:
x, 373 p. ; 24 cm.
Constitutional history -- United States.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Views on the Constitution.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political career before 1861.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 263-359) and index.; The Declaration of Independence : an introduction -- The Declaration of Independence : on rights and duties -- The Northwest Ordinance -- Slavery and the Federal Convention of 1787 -- The common law and the organization of government -- Alexis de Tocqueville on democracy in America -- John C. Calhoun and slavery -- Southern Illinois's Abraham Lincoln -- The poetry of Abraham Lincoln -- The "House divided" speech -- The Lincoln-Douglas debates -- The first inaugural address -- The Fourth of July message to Congress -- The Emancipation Proclamation -- The Gettysburg Address -- The second inaugural address -- Abraham Lincoln's legacies.; "Renowned scholar George Anastaplo describes a side of Abraham Lincoln that previous biographers have overlooked: the development and legacy of his legal and constitutional thought"--From publisher's description.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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