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Lincoln and Slavery

by Burchard, Peter
Publisher: Atheneum
Issue: Summer 1999
ISBN: 0689815700

Amply illustrated, Burchard's book traces the evolution of Lincoln's slavery position. It suggests that Lincoln's lifelong opposition to slavery -- sometimes pragmatic, sometimes principled -- was influenced by youthful encounters with it. Ages 12 and up.

review of Lincoln and Slavery, by Burchard, Peter, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 1999).