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The Resource Lincoln's political thought, George Kateb, (electronic resource)

Lincoln's political thought, George Kateb, (electronic resource)

Label
Lincoln's political thought
Title
Lincoln's political thought
Statement of responsibility
George Kateb
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The book concentrates on Lincoln's political ideas. His speeches, messages, and letters were powerful and concise; they are of lasting theoretical interest and repay close attentive reading. Lincoln's words repay close interpretative reading because he was not always straightforward, and he was unusually complex. The book is about the meanings of his memorable words, especially his Second Inaugural address, and also considers those moments of truth that burst through Lincoln's political caution. In addition, the book takes up Lincoln's troubled justification for unconstitutional constitutionalism, in his unprecedented suspension of the writ of habeas corpus, and examines some reservations toward the claimed military necessity for its justification. Always present in the background was the national crisis over slavery from 1850 to 1865. The book aims to show that Lincoln's success in achieving power came from a deliberate and at times artful moderation"--Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kateb, George
Dewey number
973.7092
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.K37 2015
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Slavery
  • Political science
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Lincoln's political thought, George Kateb, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-225) and index
Contents
  • The period of Lincoln -- Lincoln as a writer -- Lincoln's political religion of human equality -- Race and human equality -- Lincoln and the Constitution -- Lincoln's doctrine of military necessity in the Civil War -- Lincoln's world outlook
  • The period of Lincoln -- Lincoln as a writer -- Lincoln's political religion of human equality -- Race and human equality -- Lincoln and the Constitution -- Civil War : Lincoln's doctrine of military necessity -- Lincoln's world outlook
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001422519
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780674368163
Isbn Type
(alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014005879
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001422519
Label
Lincoln's political thought, George Kateb, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-225) and index
Contents
  • The period of Lincoln -- Lincoln as a writer -- Lincoln's political religion of human equality -- Race and human equality -- Lincoln and the Constitution -- Lincoln's doctrine of military necessity in the Civil War -- Lincoln's world outlook
  • The period of Lincoln -- Lincoln as a writer -- Lincoln's political religion of human equality -- Race and human equality -- Lincoln and the Constitution -- Civil War : Lincoln's doctrine of military necessity -- Lincoln's world outlook
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001422519
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780674368163
Isbn Type
(alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014005879
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001422519

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