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Lincoln and the radicals by T. Harry Williams

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison, WI .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865

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Edition Notes

StatementT. Harry Williams.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 413 p. ;
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23848343M

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Originally published in , Grant, Lee, Lincoln and the Radicals assembles their conference papers into one small volume that has become a giant in Civil War studies. Catton provides a brief but brilliant summary and assessment of Ulysses S. Grant's Civil War career and Roland does the same for Robert E. Lee's/5(7). Abraham Lincoln, a pragmatist who wanted to rebuild national unity, ran up against the radicals in his own party who insisted on a rigid solution, regardless of the cost to the country." Read More Sometimes, in American politics, a conflict becomes so heated and divisive as the conflict over slavery did that the ground is set for civil war. Sometimes, in American politics, a conflict becomes so heated and divisive—as the conflict over slavery did—that the ground is set for civil war. Abraham Lincoln, a pragmatist who wanted to rebuild national unity, ran up against the radicals in his own party who insisted on a . Originally published in , Grant, Lee, Lincoln and the Radicals assembles their conference papers into one small volume that has become a giant in Civil War studies. Catton provides a brief but brilliant summary and assessment of Ulysses S. Grant’s Civil War career and Roland does the same for Robert E. Lee’s.

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  Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t8sb9df56 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet . Editorial Reviews [Williams] tells the story of the war behind the war. It brings within easy compass the struggle which went on ceaselessly between the so-called ‘radicals’ in Congress and in the Republican Party, who sought to make the war an instrument for social revolution in the south, and Lincoln, whose aim at the start, in common with most northern conservatives, was simply to Price: $   Book Overview Sometimes, in American politics, a conflict becomes so heated and divisiveas the conflict over slavery didthat the ground is set for civil war. Abraham Lincoln, a pragmatist who wanted to rebuild national unity, ran up against the radicals in his own party who insisted on a rigid solution, regardless of the cost to the country.4/5(1). LIncoln and the Radicals deserves unrestrained praise and will be read carefully by lovers of American history and student of American politics."— Chicago Daily News "If the pages of the volume crackle with sensational rhetoric, the authentic historical basis is abundantly given; the sensation (rather the high tragedy) is inherent in the.