The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics
W. W. Norton & Company, 2011 M02 7 - 352 páginas
"A great American tale told with a deft historical eye, painstaking analysis, and a supple clarity of writing.”—Jean Baker“My husband considered you a dear friend,” Mary Todd Lincoln wrote to Frederick Douglass in the weeks after Lincoln’s assassination. The frontier lawyer and the former slave, the cautious politician and the fiery reformer, the President and the most famous black man in America—their lives traced different paths that finally met in the bloody landscape of secession, Civil War, and emancipation. Opponents at first, they gradually became allies, each influenced by and attracted to the other. Their three meetings in the White House signaled a profound shift in the direction of the Civil War, and in the fate of the United States. James Oakes has written a masterful narrative history, bringing two iconic figures to life and shedding new light on the central issues of slavery, race, and equality in Civil War America.
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5 Republican strategists reacted in panic to the Democrats' race-baiting and
asked Douglass not to campaign publicly for Lincoln's reelection. 0 0 Lincoln did
not panic.At the very moment that. 5. FDP, ser. 1, vol. 3,p.606. 1. FDP, ser.1, vol.
Inspired by Douglass's performance, Garrison himself 0 0 took the platform and
turned the heat up. 5. Life &Writings, vol. 2, pp. 479–80. For a slightly different text
, see FDP, ser. 1, vol. 3,p.365. 6. FDP, ser. 2, vol. 1, is the authoritative version 8 ...
Everything slavery came into contact with became brutal and uncivilized.6 0 0
This was a sweeping indictment of slavery, but. 6. FDP, ser. 2, vol. 1, is the
authoritative version of the Narrative. 7. FDP,ser. 1, vol. 2,p.390. 8. Life & Writings
Even as he was leaving,however,his associates began to worry that once
Douglass 0 0 was abroad he might stray from the righteous. 7. FDP,ser. 1, vol. 2,p
.390. 8. Life & Writings,vol. 2, p.210. 9. FDP, ser. 1, vol. 2,p.21. 10. Ibid., p. 60. 1 2
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Actually quite good, if a bit repetitive and in some place contradictory. Oakes clearly lays out Lincoln's longstanding opposition to slavery, as opposed to his abolition-by-convenience reputation ... Leer comentario completo
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Mr Oakes concludes this book with denial of writing a "dual biography." Despite this claim, the insight he provides with investigation of each man's words, Mr Oakes paints two near biographical ... Leer comentario completo
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