Big Enough to Be Inconsistent

This book PDF is perfect for those who love History genre, written by George M Fredrickson and published by Harvard University Press which was released on 30 June 2009 with total hardcover pages 168. You could read this book directly on your devices with pdf, epub and kindle format, check detail and related Big Enough to Be Inconsistent books below.

Big Enough to Be Inconsistent
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Publisher : Harvard University Press
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ISBN : 9780674033733
Pages : 168 pages
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Big Enough to Be Inconsistent by George M Fredrickson Book PDF Summary

This book focuses on the most controversial aspect of Lincoln's thought and politics - his attitudes and actions regarding slavery and race. Drawing attention to the limitations of Lincoln's judgment and policies without denying his magnitude, the book provides the most comprehensive and even-handed account available of Lincoln's contradictory treatment of black Americans in matters of slavery in the South and basic civil rights in the North.

Big Enough to Be Inconsistent

This book focuses on the most controversial aspect of Lincoln's thought and politics - his attitudes and actions regarding slavery and race. Drawing attention to the limitations of Lincoln's judgment and policies without denying his magnitude, the book provides the most comprehensive and even-handed account available of Lincoln's contradictory treatment

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Big Enough to Be Inconsistent

“Cruel, merciful; peace-loving, a fighter; despising Negroes and letting them fight and vote; protecting slavery and freeing slaves.” Abraham Lincoln was, W. E. B. Du Bois declared, “big enough to be inconsistent.” Big enough, indeed, for every generation to have its own Lincoln—unifier or emancipator, egalitarian or racist. In

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Big Enough to Be Inconsistent

An in-depth account of Abraham Lincoln's thought and politics focuses on his contradictory treatment of black Americans in matters of slavery in the South and basic civil rights in the North, revealing how Lincoln's firm abolitionist ideas were balanced by his commitment to the rights of the states and the

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Big Enough to Be Inconsistent

"Cruel, merciful; peace-loving, a fighter; despising Negroes and letting them fight and vote; protecting slavery and freeing slaves." Abraham Lincoln was, W. E. B. Du Bois declared, "big enough to be inconsistent." Big enough, indeed, for every generation to have its own Lincoln-unifier or emancipator, egalitarian or racist. In an

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