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The Last Best Hope of Earth

Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America

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$33.00 • £28.95 • €30.95

ISBN 9780674511262

Publication Date: 03/05/1995

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320 pages

97 halftones in three 32 page inserts

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Mark E. Neely, Jr., gives us the first compact biography of Abraham Lincoln based on new scholarship. Neely, a Pulitzer Prize–winning historian, vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln’s life. Richly illustrated, nuanced and accessible, written with attention to the age in which Lincoln lived, yet ever alert to universal moral questions, this book provides a portrait of Lincoln as an extraordinary man in his own time and ours.

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