The Last Best Hope of Earth : Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America

The Last Best Hope of Earth : Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America

Description

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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Details

Author(s)
Mark E. Neely
Format
Paperback | 320 pages
Dimensions
10 x 235 x 16.76mm | 535g
Publication date
06 Mar 1995
Publisher
HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Publication City/Country
Cambridge, Mass, United States
Language
English
Edition Statement
Revised ed.
Illustrations note
97 halftones in three 32 page inserts
ISBN10
0674511263
ISBN13
9780674511262
Bestsellers rank
2,477,451