The Resource President Lincoln : the duty of a statesman, William Lee Miller

President Lincoln : the duty of a statesman, William Lee Miller

Label
President Lincoln : the duty of a statesman
Title
President Lincoln
Title remainder
the duty of a statesman
Statement of responsibility
William Lee Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The American president has come to be the most powerful figure in the world--and in the nineteenth century, a great man held that office. Lincoln scholar Miller's new book closely examines that great man in that hugely important office, analyzing the commander in chief who coped with the profound moral dilemmas of America's bloodiest war. In this sequel to Lincoln's Virtues Miller completes his "ethical biography," showing the inexperienced backcountry politician transformed into a head of state, slapped from the first minute of his presidency by decisions of the utmost gravity and confronted by the radical moral contradiction left by the nation's Founders: universal ideals of Equality and Liberty and the monstrous injustice of slavery. Miller finds in this superb politician a remarkable presidential combination: an indomitable resolve, combined with the judgment that keeps it from being mindless stubbornness; and a supreme magnanimity, combined with the judgment that keeps it from being sentimentality.--From publisher description
Additional physical form
Table of contents available via World Wide Web.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, William Lee
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.M645 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Political leadership
  • Command of troops
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
President Lincoln : the duty of a statesman, William Lee Miller
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0716/2007015677.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 497 p.
Isbn
9781400041039
Lccn
2007015677
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
System control number
  • 2996945-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2996945
  • (Sirsi) o123818207
  • (OCoLC)123818207
Label
President Lincoln : the duty of a statesman, William Lee Miller
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0716/2007015677.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 497 p.
Isbn
9781400041039
Lccn
2007015677
Note
In memoriam, Robert S. Kerr, Jr.
System control number
  • 2996945-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)2996945
  • (Sirsi) o123818207
  • (OCoLC)123818207

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