Lincoln's Hundred Days : the Emancipation Proclamation and the war for the Union / Louis P. Masur.

By: Masur, Louis PMaterial type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012Description: 1 online resource (viii, 358 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780674067530; 0674067533Subject(s): Slaves -- Emancipation -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Lincoln's Hundred Days.DDC classification: 973.7092 LOC classification: E453 | .M266 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Prologue: September 22, 1862: Lincoln Tells a Story -- THE PATH TO THE PRELIMINARY PROCLAMATION : Toward Emancipation ; Messages and Measures ; A New Departure ; Movement -- ONE HUNDRED DAYS : Judgments ; The Reactions of Scholars and Soldiers ; Intervention and Election Fever ; "We Cannot Escape History" ; Standing Firm -- THE PROCLAMATION AND BEYOND : Jubilee ; "Men of Color, To Arms!" ; "It Can Not Be Retracted" ; Emancipation Triumphant -- Epilogue: April 4, 1865: Lincoln Visits Richmond.
Summary: Assesses President Lincoln's leadership in the one hundred days preceding the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, a period characterized by mounting deaths on the battlefield and heated national debates.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue: September 22, 1862: Lincoln Tells a Story -- THE PATH TO THE PRELIMINARY PROCLAMATION : Toward Emancipation ; Messages and Measures ; A New Departure ; Movement -- ONE HUNDRED DAYS : Judgments ; The Reactions of Scholars and Soldiers ; Intervention and Election Fever ; "We Cannot Escape History" ; Standing Firm -- THE PROCLAMATION AND BEYOND : Jubilee ; "Men of Color, To Arms!" ; "It Can Not Be Retracted" ; Emancipation Triumphant -- Epilogue: April 4, 1865: Lincoln Visits Richmond.

Assesses President Lincoln's leadership in the one hundred days preceding the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, a period characterized by mounting deaths on the battlefield and heated national debates.

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Louis P.Masur, a professor of history at the City University of New York and the editor of Reviews in American History, is the author of Rites of Execution: Capital Punishment and the Transformation of American Culture, 1776-1865. He lives in New Jersey.

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