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

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

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President Lincoln : the duty of a statesman
Title
President Lincoln
Title remainder
the duty of a statesman
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William Lee Miller
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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
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Miller, William Lee
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
  • biography
  • history
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Read by Lloyd James
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James, Lloyd
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Audiobooks
  • Political leadership
  • Command of troops
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
President Lincoln : the duty of a statesman, William Lee Miller
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Publication
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  • Unabridged
  • Sound recording
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
15 sound discs (19.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400136391
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
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  • ocn212376679
  • (OCoLC)212376679
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
President Lincoln : the duty of a statesman, William Lee Miller
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Sound recording
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
15 sound discs (19.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400136391
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn212376679
  • (OCoLC)212376679
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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