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Lincoln, Congress, and Emancipation

edited by Paul Finkelman and Donald R. Kennon
Format
Book
Published
Athens : Ohio University Press, [2016]
Language
English
Series
Perspectives on the History of Congress, 1801-1877
ISBN
9780821422274, 0821422278, 9780821422281, 0821422286, 9780821445761
Contents
  • Introduction: freedom, finally / Paul Finkelman
  • Legislators and peoples: emancipations in comparative perspective / Seymour Drescher
  • The ranchero spotty: an 1848 perspective on Abraham Lincoln's congressional term / Amy S. Greenberg
  • "Disunion...is abolition" / James Oakes
  • Lincoln, secession, and emancipation / Orville Vernon Burton
  • Stevens, Sumner, and the journey to full emancipation / Beverly Wilson Palmer
  • Frederick Douglass and the complications of emancipation / L. Diane Barnes
  • Abraham Lincoln: reluctant emancipator? / Michael Burlingame
  • Lincoln's long road to freedom: how a railroad lawyer became the great emancipator / Paul Finkelman
  • Double take: abolition and the size of transferred property rights / Jenny Bourne
  • Mr. Spielberg goes to Washington / Matthew Pinsker.
Description
vi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • "Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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