The Resource Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin

Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin

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Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln
Title
Team of rivals
Title remainder
the political genius of Abraham Lincoln
Statement of responsibility
Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Historian Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius, as the one-term congressman rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals to become president. When Lincoln emerged as the victor at the Republican National Convention, his rivals were dismayed. Throughout the turbulent 1850s, each had energetically sought the presidency as the conflict over slavery led inexorably to civil war. That Lincoln succeeded, Goodwin demonstrates, was because of his extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men, to experience what they were feeling, to understand their motives and desires. It was this that enabled Lincoln to bring his disgruntled opponents together, create the most unusual cabinet in history, and marshal their talents to the task of preserving the Union
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goodwin, Doris Kearns
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.45
LC item number
.G66 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Political leadership
  • Genius
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 916 pages
Isbn
9780684824901
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005044615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocm61479616
Label
Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xix, 916 pages
Isbn
9780684824901
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005044615
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
ocm61479616

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