Princeton University Library Catalog

Lincoln, Congress, and emancipation / edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Athens: Ohio University Press, 2016, , ©2016]
Description:
vi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series:
Perspectives on the history of Congress, 1801-1877. [More in this series]
Notes:
"Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society."
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: freedom, finally / Paul Finkelman -- Legislators and peoples: emancipations in comparative perspective / Seymour Drescher -- The ranchero spotty: an 1848 perspective on Abraham Lincoln's congressional term / Amy S. Greenberg -- "Disunion...is abolition" / James Oakes -- Lincoln, secession, and emancipation / Orville Vernon Burton -- Stevens, Sumner, and the journey to full emancipation / Beverly Wilson Palmer -- Frederick Douglass and the complications of emancipation / L. Diane Barnes -- Abraham Lincoln: reluctant emancipator? / Michael Burlingame -- Lincoln's long road to freedom: how a railroad lawyer became the great emancipator / Paul Finkelman -- Double take: abolition and the size of transferred property rights / Jenny Bourne -- Mr. Spielberg goes to Washington / Matthew Pinsker.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780821422274 (hc ; alk. paper)
  • 0821422278 (hc ; alk. paper)
  • 9780821422281 (pb ; alk. paper)
  • 0821422286 (pb ; alk. paper)
  • (pdf)
LCCN:
2016036283
OCLC:
948339816
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