Lincoln's tragic pragmatism : Lincoln, Douglas, and moral conflict /
"In 1858, challenger Abraham Lincoln debated incumbent Stephen Douglas seven times in the race for a U.S. Senate seat from Illinois. More was at stake than slavery in those debates. In Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism, John Burt contends that the very legitimacy of democratic governance was on...
|Published:||Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.|
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