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The Resource Lincoln looks West : from the Mississippi to the Pacific, edited by Richard W. Etulain, (electronic resource)

Lincoln looks West : from the Mississippi to the Pacific, edited by Richard W. Etulain, (electronic resource)

Label
Lincoln looks West : from the Mississippi to the Pacific
Title
Lincoln looks West
Title remainder
from the Mississippi to the Pacific
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard W. Etulain
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This first-ever volume to comprehensively explore President Abraham Lincoln's ties to the American West brings together a variety of scholars and experts who offer a fascinating look at the sixteenth president's lasting legacy in the territory beyond the Mississippi River. Editor Richard W. Etulain's extensive introductory essay treats these western connections from Lincoln's early reactions to Texas, Oregon, and the Mexican War in the 1840s, through the 1850s, and during his presidency, providing a framework for the nine essays that follow. Each of these essays offers compe
Dewey number
978/.02
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Etulain, Richard W
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Slavery
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
Label
Lincoln looks West : from the Mississippi to the Pacific, edited by Richard W. Etulain, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Abraham Lincoln and the Trans-Mississippi American West: an introductory overview -- Lincoln and the Mexican War: an argument by analogy / Mark E. Neely, Jr. -- Lincoln, the West, abnd the antislavery politics of the 1850s / Michael S. Green -- Lincoln, the Thirteenth Amendment, and the admission of Nevada / Earl S. Pomeroy -- Lincoln and the territorial patronage: the ascendancy of the radicals in the West / Vincent G. Tegeder -- Lincoln's New Mexico patronage: saving the Far Southwest for the Union / Deren Earl Kellogg -- The tribe of Abraham: Lincoln and the Washington Territory / Robert W. Johannsen -- Dr. Anson G. Henry (1804-65): Lincoln's junkyard dog / Paul M. Zall -- The Mormon connection: Lincoln, the saints, and the crisis of equality / Larry Schweikart -- Lincoln and the Indians / David A. Nichols -- Lincoln and the American West: a bibliographical essay and a bibliography
Control code
ocn649913243
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809385584
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649913243
Label
Lincoln looks West : from the Mississippi to the Pacific, edited by Richard W. Etulain, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Abraham Lincoln and the Trans-Mississippi American West: an introductory overview -- Lincoln and the Mexican War: an argument by analogy / Mark E. Neely, Jr. -- Lincoln, the West, abnd the antislavery politics of the 1850s / Michael S. Green -- Lincoln, the Thirteenth Amendment, and the admission of Nevada / Earl S. Pomeroy -- Lincoln and the territorial patronage: the ascendancy of the radicals in the West / Vincent G. Tegeder -- Lincoln's New Mexico patronage: saving the Far Southwest for the Union / Deren Earl Kellogg -- The tribe of Abraham: Lincoln and the Washington Territory / Robert W. Johannsen -- Dr. Anson G. Henry (1804-65): Lincoln's junkyard dog / Paul M. Zall -- The Mormon connection: Lincoln, the saints, and the crisis of equality / Larry Schweikart -- Lincoln and the Indians / David A. Nichols -- Lincoln and the American West: a bibliographical essay and a bibliography
Control code
ocn649913243
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809385584
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)649913243

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