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The Living Lincoln

The Living Lincoln( )
Author: Horrocks, Thomas A.
Holzer, Harold
Williams, Frank J.
Contribution by: Burton, Orville Vernon
Fox, Richard Wightman
Medford, Edna Greene
Pinsker, Matthew
Prokopowicz, Gerald J.
Schwartz, Barry
Stauffer, John
Symonds, Craig L.
Vorenberg, Michael
ISBN:978-0-8093-8632-1
Publication Date:May 2011
Publisher:Southern Illinois University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

The Living Lincoln gives new voice to several aspects of Abraham Lincoln's career as seen through the lens of recent scholarship, in essays that show how the sixteenth president's appeal continues to endure and expand. Featuring eleven essays from major historians, the book offers thoughtful, provocative, and highly original examinations of Lincoln's role as commander-in-chief, his use of the press to shape public opinion, his position as a politician and party leader, and the...
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Author Biography
Horrocks, Thomas A. (Author)
Harold Holzer is one of the leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He is a prolific writer and lecturer. He has written, co-written and edited over 30 books including Abraham Lincoln, The Writer (2000), which was named to the Children's Literature Choice List and the Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year, and Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (2004), which won a 2005 Lincoln Prize. He has also written over 425 popular magazine and scholarly journal articles and numerous pamphlets and monographs. He has won numerous awards including the Barondess Award of the Civil War Round Table of New York five times; the Award of Achievement from the Lincoln Group of New York three times; a 1988 George Washington Medal; the 2000 Newman Book Award; and the 2008 National Humanities Medal. He is the Senior Vice President for External Affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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