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Description - The Age of Lincoln by Vernon Burton

Stunning in its breadth and conclusions, Burton has written a fiercely original history of the five decades that pivoted around the presidency of Abraham Lincoln. The enduring legacy of the age was not abolishing slavery but inscribing personal liberty into the nations aspirations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780809095131
ISBN-10: 0809095130
Format: Hardback
Imprint: Hill & Wang Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Hill & Wang Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Vernon Burton

Orville Vernon Burton, University Distinguished Teacher/Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is the author or editor of ten books and the Director of the Illinois Center for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science. He has been recognized and awarded for scholarship and teaching; his credentials include: U.S. Professor of the Year, Outstanding Research and Doctoral Universities Professor (Council for Advancement and Support of Education and Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching), 1999; The Pew National Fellowship Program for Carnegie Scholars, 2000-2001 (Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning); Certificate of Excellence from the Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning for Work that Advances the Practice and Profession of Teaching In Support of Significant Student Learning, 2001.

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