Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America

Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America

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The power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome battle. Instead, he gave the whole nation "a new birth of freedom" in the space of a mere 272 words. His entire life and previous training, and his deep political experience went into this, his revolutionary masterpiece.

By examining both the address and Lincoln in their historical moment and cultural frame, Wills breathes… (more)

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (December 11, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 7.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 1993 winner


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