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Lincoln Looks West

From the Mississippi to the Pacific

Lincoln Looks West( )
Editor: Etulain, Richard W.
Author: Etulain, Richard W.
Contribution by: Green, Michael S.
Kellogg, Deren Earl
Neely, Mark E.
Johannsen, Robert W.
Tegeder, Vincent G.
Nichols, David A.
Pomeroy, Earl S.
Schweikart, Larry
Zall, Paul M.
ISBN:978-0-8093-2961-8
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Publisher:Southern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

Explores the President Abraham Lincoln's ties to the American West. This title looks at the sixteenth president's lasting legacy in the territory beyond the Mississippi River. It traces the western connections, from Lincoln's early reactions to Texas, Oregon, and the Mexican War in the 1840s, through the 1850s, and throughout his presidency.

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Author Biography
Etulain, Richard W. (Editor)
Larry Schweikart was born in Mesa, Arizona on April 21, 1951. He received a B.A. in political science in 1972 and an M.A. in history in 1980 from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1984. He taught for one year at the University of Wisconsin before taking a position at the University of Dayton, where he still teaches.

He has written more than 20 books on national defense, business, and financial history. His works include The Entrepreneurial Adventure; A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror; America's Victories: Why the U.S. Wins Wars and Will Win the War on Terror; and 48 Liberal Lies About American History: (That You Probably Learned in School).

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