Happy President’s Day

Happy Birthday, Mr. Lincoln!

February 12, 2009 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States of America. This bicentennial observance is noted with the following new titles added to the Lincolniana already gracing Langsdale Library shelves.

Contosta, D.R. (2008). Rebel giants: The revolutionary lives of Abraham Lincoln & Charles Darwin. Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books. E 457.2 .C76 2008

Ecelbarger, G. (2008). The great comeback: How Abraham Lincoln beat the odds to win the Republican nomination. New York: Thomas Dunne Books. E 457.4 .E28 2008

Epstein, D.M. (2008). The Lincolns: Portrait of a marriage. New York: Ballantine Books. E 457.25 .E67 2008

Gates, H.L. & Yacovone, D. (Eds.). (2009). Lincoln on race and slavery. Princeton: Princeton University Press. E 457.2 .L744 2009

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Guelzo, A.C. (2008). Lincoln and Douglas: The debates that defined America. New York: Simon & Schuster. E 457.4 .G84 2008

Henderson, H. (Ed.). (2008). The Abraham Lincoln companion. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics. E 457.15 .A153 2008

Holzer, H. (Ed.). 2009. The Lincoln anthology: Great writers on his life and legacy from 1860 to now. New York: Library of America. E 457 .L56 2009

Holzer, H. & Shenk, J.W. (Eds.). (2009). In Lincoln’s hand: His original manuscripts. New York: Bantam Dell. E 457.92 2009

Kaplan, F. (2008). Lincoln: The biography of a writer. New York: HarperCollins. E 457.2 .K357 2008

Kline, M. (2008). The Baltimore plot: The first conspiracy to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Yardley, PA: Westholme. E 457.2 .K55 2008

McGovern, G. (2009). Abraham Lincoln. New York: Times Books. E 457 .M45 2009

McPherson, J.M. (2008). Tried by war: Abraham Lincoln as commander in chief. E 457.2 .M478 2008

McPherson, J.M. (2009). Abraham Lincoln. New York : Oxford University Press, 2009. E 457 .M46 2009

Miller, W.L. (2008). President Lincoln: The duty of a statesman. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. E 457.2 .M645 2008

Morris, R. (2008) The long pursuit: Abraham Lincoln’s thirty-year struggle with Stephen Douglas for the heart and soul of America. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books. E 457.35 .M689 2008

Paludan, P.S. (Ed.). (2008). Lincoln’s legacy: Ethics and politics. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press. E 457.2 .L842 2008

Prokopowicz, G. J. (2008). Did Lincoln own slaves?: And other frequently asked questions about Abraham Lincoln. New York: Pantheon Books. E457.909 .P76 2008

Stauffer, J. (2008). Giants: The parallel lives of Frederick Douglass & Abraham Lincoln. New York: Twelve. E449. D75 S73 2008

Wilentz, S. (Ed.). (2009) The best American history essays on Lincoln. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. E 457.8 .B47 2009

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