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Author Burt, John, 1955-

Title Lincoln's tragic pragmatism : Lincoln, Douglas, and moral conflict / John Burt.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  973.7092 BURT    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  973.7092 BURT    Check Shelf
Description xvii, 814 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [709]-790) and index.
Contents Lincoln's Peoria speech of 1854 -- Lincoln's conspiracy charge -- Douglas's conspiracy charge -- Douglas's fanaticism charge -- Douglas's racial equality charge -- The Dred Scott Case -- Aftershocks of the debates -- Coda: and the war games.
Subject Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Ethics.
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 -- Political and social views.
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 -- Ethics.
Democracy -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780674050181 alkaline paper
0674050185 alkaline paper
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