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The Resource Lincoln's defense of politics : the public man and his opponents in the crisis over slavery, Thomas E. Schneider, (electronic resource)

Lincoln's defense of politics : the public man and his opponents in the crisis over slavery, Thomas E. Schneider, (electronic resource)

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Lincoln's defense of politics : the public man and his opponents in the crisis over slavery
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Lincoln's defense of politics
Title remainder
the public man and his opponents in the crisis over slavery
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Thomas E. Schneider
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Language
eng
Summary
"Examines six of Lincoln's key opponents (states' rights constitutionalists Alexander H. Stephens, John C. Calhoun, and George Fitzhugh; and abolitionists Henry David Thoreau, William Lloyd Garrison, and Frederick Douglass) to illustrate the broad significance of the slavery question and to highlight the importance of political considerations in public decision making"--Provided by publisher
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contains biographical information
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MiAaPQ
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Lincoln's defense of politics : the public man and his opponents in the crisis over slavery, Thomas E. Schneider, (electronic resource)
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Lincoln's defense of politics : the public man and his opponents in the crisis over slavery, Thomas E. Schneider, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-214) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
A divided Lincoln? -- Stephen A. Douglas : the missing constitutional basis -- Alexander H. Stephens : slavery, secession, and the higher law -- John C. Calhoun : the politics of interest -- George Fitzhugh : the turn to history -- The attack on Locke -- Henry David Thoreau : the question of political engagement -- William Lloyd Garrison : from disunionist to Lincoln emancipationist -- Frederick Douglass : antislavery constitutionalism and the problem of consent -- Freedom, political and economic -- Between legalism and the higher law -- Lincoln's defense of politics
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Extent
xi, 224 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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