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Lincoln Revisited: New Insights from the Lincoln Forum

John Y. Simon, Harold Holzer, and Dawn Vogel


In February 2009, America celebrated the bicentennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and the pace of new Lincoln books and articles has already quickened. From his cabinet's politics to his own struggles with depression, Lincoln remains the most written-about story in our history. Each year historians find something new and important to say about the greatest of our Presidents. This is a guidebook to what is new and what is noteworthy in this unfolding story — a gathering of fresh scholarship by Lincoln historians of our time. Brought together by The Lincoln Forum, they tackle uncharted terr ... More

Keywords: Abraham Lincoln, The Lincoln Forum, Second Inaugural Address, president, religion, politics, slavery, sovereignty, rule of law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780823227365
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823227365.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Y. Simon, editor
Department of History, Southern Illinois University

Harold Holzer, author
External Affairs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dawn Vogel, author
Ulysses S. Grant Association, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

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