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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America - Wills, Garry
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Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1993, this is an account of the making of Lincoln's revolutionary masterpiece. Lincoln was asked to prepare a memorial for the battle at Gettysburg. Instead, he gave the whole nation "a birth of freedom" - by tracing its birth to the Declaration of Independence (which called all men equal) rather than the Constitution (which tolerated slavery). In the space of a mere 272 words, Lincoln combines the rhetoric of the Greek Revival and the categories of Transcendentalism, to provide stunning ...

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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America 2006, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780743299633

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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America 2000, Thorndike Press, Thorndike, ME

ISBN-13: 9780783888576

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Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America 1993, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780671867423

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