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Lincoln"s Sword

The Presidency and the Power of Words (Vintage)

by Douglas L. Wilson

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History / United States / 19th Century,
  • Military - General,
  • United States - 19th Century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9310799M
    ISBN 101400032636
    ISBN 109781400032631

      Widely considered in his own time as a genial but provincial lightweight who was out of place in the presidency, Abraham Lincoln astonished his allies and confounded his adversaries by producing a series of speeches and public letters so provocative that they helped revolutionize public opinion on such critical issues as civil liberties, the use of black soldiers, /5(4). quotes from Abraham Lincoln: 'Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.', 'Whatever you are, be a good one.', and 'Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?'.

      Lincoln's Sword illuminates the power and clarity of Lincoln's words. Even if the reader is not a Lincoln devotee or scholar, this book's treatment of Lincoln's speeches are clear, concise and pleasureable. This is a book that anyone would enjoy reading.5/5(5).   Jeffry D. Wert is the author of eight previous books on Civil War topics, most recently Cavalryman of the Lost Cause and The Sword of articles and essays on the Civil War have appeared in many publications, including Civil War Times Illustrated, American History Illustrated, and Blue and Gray.A former history teacher at Penns Valley High School, Author: Jeffry D. Wert.

    Lincoln’s Sword. Harper Collins Barnes&Noble Books-A-Million Borders Powell’s Your local independent bookstore Any other bookstore that handles fantasy and science fiction “I have not allowed myself, Sir, to look beyond the Union, to see what might lie hidden in the dark recess behind. I have not coolly weighed the chances of preserving.   BOOKS. Nonfiction. Lincoln's Sword. The Presidency and the Power of Words. By Douglas L. Wilson. pages. $ Alfred A. Knopf. Reviewed by Michiko Kakutani.


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Lincoln"s Sword by Douglas L. Wilson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Most books about Lincoln tell the reader why he was a great man; Lincoln's Sword tells how he made himself a great man.” —Pittsburg Tribune-Review “The finest book yet produced about Lincoln's uncanny creative process makes a major contribution to scholarship.” —The New Lincolns Sword book Sun “What a delight, what a wonderCited by:   "Lincoln's Sword" is an interesting and informative book.

The author thoroughly presents background study of Lincoln's writings and speeches. His writing style is lucid. The primary reason for a 'good-but-not-great' rating relates to his presentation of footnotes/5(25). Lincoln's Sword () is the second Fantasy Alternate History novel in this universe, following Land of Mist and Snow.

In the previous volume, Sharps discovered missing pages of the Grey Book and captured a spirit of the air. /5(6). Wilson’s book, Honor’s Voice: The Lincolns Sword book of Abraham Lincoln, was awarded the Lincoln Prize in Douglas Wilson talked about his book, Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the.

Douglas L. Wilson, codirector of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois, and Lincoln Prize winner for Honor's Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln, has again won the Lincoln Prize for Lincoln's Sword.

Wilson says the book resulted from his work transcribing Lincoln's most famous writings for the Library /5. Lincolns Sword by Debra Doyle and James D. MacDonald This is a time skipping novel depicting incidents that impacted the Civil War and influenced Abraham Lincoln.

I intended to really enjoy this book as I was enamored with the Mage World Series done by the same authors. The book is billed as an alternate history of the Civil War/5. Mr. Wilson talked about his book, [Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words,] published by Knopf.

He described Lincoln's development as a writer from his earliest work to his final. The Sword of Lincoln is a competant Civil War history but breaks little ground for anyone who qualifies as a Civil War buff and isn’t accessible and broad enough to be an introduction to the conflict.

The book focuses exclusively on the Federal Army of the Potomac which the author, Jeffry D. Wert, calls “America’s most star-crossed army /5.

Lincoln's Sword The Presidency and the Power of Words (Book): Wilson, Douglas L.: Abraham Lincoln now occupies an unparalleled place in American history, but when he was first elected president, a skeptical writer asked, Who will write this ignorant man's state papers.

Literary ability was, indeed, the last thing the public expected from the folksy, self-educated rail. A new book by Providence, Rhode Island, journalist Edward Achorn traces the events surrounding Lincoln’s second inauguration and follows several side stories relating to the lives of African.

The stellar writing team of Debra Doyle and James Macdonald work their magic once again with Lincoln’s Sword—a gem of alternate Civil War history that brilliantly compliments their superb Land of Mist and Snow.A remarkable blending of fact and fantasy, Lincoln’s Sword transports readers to the heat and fire of a very different War Between the States—as the fate Author: Debra Doyle.

Most books about Lincoln tell the reader why he was a great man; Lincoln’s Sword tells how he made himself a great man.” —Pittsburg Tribune-Review “The finest book yet produced about Lincoln’s uncanny creative process makes a major contribution to scholarship.” —The New York Sun “What a delight, what a wonder.

He's the author of Lincoln Before Washington and Honor's Voice, co-director of the Lincoln Studies Center with Rod Davis, and a retired English professor. At our request he spoke about his book, Lincoln's Sword, which focuses on the president's remarkable writing skills.

The book won the Lincoln Prize from Gettysburg College in "Lincoln's Sword" is an interesting and informative book.

The author thoroughly presents background study of Lincoln's writings and speeches. His writing style is lucid. The primary reason for a 'good-but-not-great' rating relates to his presentation of footnotes/5.

The stellar writing team of Debra Doyle and James Macdonald work their magic once again with Lincoln’s Sword—a gem of alternate Civil War history that brilliantly compliments their superb Land of Mist and Snow.A remarkable blending of fact and fantasy, Lincoln’s Sword transports readers to the heat and fire of a very different War Between the States—as the fate of the.

In his new book, Douglas L. Wilson — co-director of the Lincoln Studies Center at Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., and the author of “Honor’s Voice,” a. Level 4 Ingredients. Lincoln's Sword (Replica) Recipe - Lincoln's Sword (Replica) requires the following materials to craft: Lvl. 4 Blacksmith, Special Iron Ingot(from miner's quest), and Dyes.

Lincoln's Sword by Debra Doyle and James D. MacDonald This is a time skipping novel depicting incidents that impacted the Civil War and influenced Abraham Lincoln. I intended to really enjoy this book as I was enamored with the Mage World Series done by the same authors.

The book is billed as an alternate history of the Civil War. Leading Lincoln scholar Douglas L. Wilson discussed his new book, "Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words" in a program sponsored by the Center for the Book.

According to Wilson, seeing Lincoln "as an experienced writer in the presidential chair offers a window on his presidency, as well as a key to his accomplishments." Lincoln.

In Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words, author Douglas L. Wilson does stellar work dissecting Lincoln's most prominent public utterances. But for my money, Lincoln is best. Get this from a library! Lincoln's sword. [Debra Doyle; James Macdonald] -- "The union is doomed. Its death foretold in the fever dreams of Mary Todd Lincoln As a great nation's destiny is being written in blood on the battlefields of Pea Ridge and Shiloh, a grim.

The stellar writing team of Debra Doyle and James Macdonald work their magic once again with Lincoln’s Sword—a gem of alternate Civil War history that brilliantly compliments their superb Land of Mist and Snow.A remarkable blending of fact and fantasy, Lincoln’s Sword transports readers to the heat and fire of a very different War Between the States—as the fate .With a foreword by leading World War II naval historian John Lundstrom, Shattered Sword is an indispensable part of any military buff’s library.

Shattered Sword is the winner of the John Lyman Book Award for the "Best Book in U.S. Naval History" and was cited by Proceedings as one of its "Notable Naval Books" for