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Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery

In the Crucible of Public Debate

Lincoln, Douglas, and Slavery( )
Author: Zarefsky, David
ISBN:978-0-226-97876-5
Publication Date:Jun 1993
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.00
Book Description:

Winner of the Speech Communication's Winans-Wichelns Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Rhetoric and Public Address.
 
Zarefsky examines the dynamics of the seven 1858 Lincoln-Douglas debates, placing them in historical context and explaining the complicated issue of slavery in the territories, their focal point. He elucidates the candidates' arguments, analyzes their rhetorical strategies, and shows how public sentiment is transformed.

Book Details
Pages:324
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.318 x 8.892 x 0.759 Inches
Book Weight:1.096 Pounds



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