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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
Title variation
Lincoln
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An analysis of Abraham Lincoln's political talents identifies the character strengths and abilities that enabled his successful election, in an account that also describes how he used the same abilities to rally former opponents in winning the Civil War
Writing style
Award
  • American History Book Prize, 2005.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2005.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2005.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2005
Awards note
New York Times Best Sellers, 2006.
Biography type
individual biography
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156695
Cataloging source
DLC
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Goodwin, Doris Kearns
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
  • Genius
  • Presidents
  • Political leadership
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the political genius of Abraham Lincoln
Label
Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1. Four men waiting -- 2. The "longing to rise" -- 3. The lure of politics -- 4. "Plunder & conquest" -- 5. The turbulent fifties -- 6. The gathering storm -- 7. Countdown to the nomination -- 8. Showdown in Chicago -- 9. "A man knows his own name" -- 10. "An intensified crossword puzzle" -- 11. "I am now public property" -- 12. "Mystic chords of memory" : spring 1861 -- 13. "The ball has opened" : summer 1861 -- 14. "I do not intend to be sacrificed" : fall 1861 -- 15. "My boy is gone" : winter 1862 -- 16. "He was simply out-generaled" : spring 1862 -- 17. "We are in the depths" : summer 1862 -- 18. "My word is out" : fall 1862 -- 19. "Fire in the rear" : winter-spring 1863 -- 20. "The tycoon is in fine whack" : summer 1863 -- 21. "I feel trouble in the air" : summer-fall 1863 -- 22. "Still in wild water" : fall 1863 -- 23. "There's a man in it!" : winter-spring 1864 -- 24. "Atlanta is ours" : summer-fall 1864 -- 25. "A sacred effort" : winter 1864-1865
  • 26. The final weeks : spring 1865
Control code
000028522516
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 916 p.
Isbn
9780684824901
Lccn
2005044615
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Team of rivals : the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, Doris Kearns Goodwin
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1. Four men waiting -- 2. The "longing to rise" -- 3. The lure of politics -- 4. "Plunder & conquest" -- 5. The turbulent fifties -- 6. The gathering storm -- 7. Countdown to the nomination -- 8. Showdown in Chicago -- 9. "A man knows his own name" -- 10. "An intensified crossword puzzle" -- 11. "I am now public property" -- 12. "Mystic chords of memory" : spring 1861 -- 13. "The ball has opened" : summer 1861 -- 14. "I do not intend to be sacrificed" : fall 1861 -- 15. "My boy is gone" : winter 1862 -- 16. "He was simply out-generaled" : spring 1862 -- 17. "We are in the depths" : summer 1862 -- 18. "My word is out" : fall 1862 -- 19. "Fire in the rear" : winter-spring 1863 -- 20. "The tycoon is in fine whack" : summer 1863 -- 21. "I feel trouble in the air" : summer-fall 1863 -- 22. "Still in wild water" : fall 1863 -- 23. "There's a man in it!" : winter-spring 1864 -- 24. "Atlanta is ours" : summer-fall 1864 -- 25. "A sacred effort" : winter 1864-1865
  • 26. The final weeks : spring 1865
Control code
000028522516
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xix, 916 p.
Isbn
9780684824901
Lccn
2005044615
Other physical details
ill., maps

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