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The Historian's Lincoln: Pseudohistory, Psychohistory, and History

BORITT, Gabor S. (editor)

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ISBN 10: 0252015274 / ISBN 13: 9780252015274
Published by University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1988
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Small 4to. Blue cloth with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. xxviii, 423pp. Frontispiece, illustrations. Fine/fine. Tight, handsome first edition, truly pristine in every way. A "Who's Who" of Lincoln scholars contribute to this broad essay collection. Tipped to front flyleaf is a fine heavy stock 4" X 2" slip boldly signed and inscribed by Boritt to an admirer in blue fountain pen: "To. / with best wishes / Gabor Boritt / February 12, 1992 / Springfield, Illinois." Promotional leaflet laid in. Bookseller Inventory # 41230

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Title: The Historian's Lincoln: Pseudohistory, ...

Publisher: University of Illinois Press, Urbana

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Discusses historical interpretation of Lincoln's life, personality, motivations, ideology, and assassination

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Contributors to 'The Historian's Lincoln' focus on one of the most fundamental issues of Lincoln scholarship-whether Lincoln's ultimate commitment was to union or to liberty-shedding new light on a number of opposing views of Lincoln as they do so.

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