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Read instantly in your browser. Lincoln's American Dream: Clashing Political Perspectives. Deutsch and Fornieri have done a magnificent job in compiling readings that provide rich insights into controversies surrounding Lincoln and his place in the American political tradition.

Read instantly in your browser. by Kenneth L. Deutsch (Author), Joseph R. Fornieri (Author). ISBN-13: 978-1574885880. They are to be commended as well for their lucid, comprehensive, and extensive introduction that provides an in-depth understanding of the different perspectives concerning Lincoln's character, thought, deeds, and legacy.

Lincoln's American Dream book. With an introduction by Kenneth L. Deutsch and Joseph R. Fornieri, Lincoln's American Dream will be of enduring interest to scholars, students, teachers, and Lincoln aficionados alike and will attract interest in the fields of American history, leadership, religion and culture, American studies, and African-American studies.

Kenneth L. Deutsch, Joseph R. Fornieri. Despite the voluminous literature on the central figure in American history, no other book in the field of political science compares to LINCOLN'S AMERICAN DREAM. It addresses comprehensively the overarching themes of Lincoln's political thought and leadership through provocative and divergent interpretations from leading scholars

With an introduction by Kenneth L. Fornieri, Lincoln's American Dream will be of enduring interest to scholars, students, teachers, and Lincoln aficionados alike and will attract interest in the fields o. .

With an introduction by Kenneth L. Kenneth L. Deutsch is a professor of political science at SUNY Geneseo. He is the author of six books in the field of political philosophy and public law, including Leo Strauss, The Straussians, and the American Regime. He lives in Geneseo, New York.

Joseph R. Fornieri (born June 27, 1965) is an American political historian and Professor of Political Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He is an expert on the political ideology of Abraham Lincoln. Dr. Fornieri is a political philosopher and expert on the political thought and statesmanship of Abraham Lincoln by day, but a blues/classic rock musician by night.

Lincoln'S American Dream : Clashing Political Perspectives. By (author) Kenneth L. Deutsch. Fornieri is Professor of Political Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. 2009); (with Kenneth L. Deutsch) Lincoln’s American Dream: Clashing Political Perspectives (2005); and (with Sara V. Gabbard) Lincoln’s America, 1809-1865 (2008)

Joseph R. He is the author of Abraham Lincoln’s Political Faith (2005), an acclaimed scholarly work that explores Lincoln’s religion and politics. Gabbard) Lincoln’s America, 1809-1865 (2008).

Deutsch and Fornieri have arranged thirty-two previously published essays into eight sections.

While the essays they brought together offer a wide-ranging approach to Lincoln's political life, they do little to advance Lincoln scholarship in any substantive way. Deutsch and Fornieri have arranged thirty-two previously published essays into eight sections. Each section focuses on the meanings, developments, and destinies of American government and how they relate to Lincoln.

Despite the voluminous literature on the central figure in American history, no other book in the field of political science compares to Lincoln's American Dream. It addresses comprehensively the overarching themes of Lincoln's political thought and leadership through provocative and divergent interpretations from leading scholars. Each chapter is devoted to one of these major themes about Lincoln:

- The Declaration and equality

- Political ambition

- Race and slavery

- His democratic political leadership

- Executive power

- Religion and politics

- The Union and the role of the state

The book's thirty-three contributors include such respected Lincoln scholars and political commentators as Harry V. Jaffa, Stephen B. Oates, Mark E. Neely, Richard C. Current, Herman Belz, and Frank J. Williams.

With an introduction by Kenneth L. Deutsch and Joseph R. Fornieri, Lincoln's American Dream will be of enduring interest to scholars, students, teachers, and Lincoln aficionados alike and will attract interest in the fields of American history, leadership, religion and culture, American studies, and African-American studies.


Lincoln's American Dream: Clashing Political Perspectives download epub
Americas
Author: Kenneth L. Deutsch,Joseph R. Fornieri
ISBN: 1574885898
Category: History
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Potomac Books; First Edition edition (September 1, 2005)
Pages: 544 pages