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Lincoln theme and American national historiography

David Morris Potter

Lincoln theme and American national historiography

an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 19 November 1947.

by David Morris Potter

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865,
  • United States -- History -- Historiography

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16063862M

    Matthew Pinsker’s assessment of current trends in Lincoln scholarship plays on a question first asked by the historian James G. Randall in his article, “Has the Lincoln Theme Been Exhausted?” Like Randall, Pinsker answers in the negative; he sees a resurgence in research on Abraham Lincoln spurred by the bicentennial of Lincoln’s birth and by digital projects that . This bibliography of Abraham Lincoln is a comprehensive list of written and published works about or by Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United terms of primary sources containing Lincoln's letters and writings, scholars rely on The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, edited by Roy Basler, and others. It only includes writings by Lincoln, and omits incoming correspondence.

    Eric Foner regards Reconstruction as a truly revolutionary period. Foner’s work, Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution focuses on four main themes concerning the evolution of the Reconstruction truction aimed to provide a coherent synthesis combining recent scholarship along with Foner’s conclusions to produce a comprehensive . The following interview with Mr. Carwardine, winner of the prestigious Lincoln Prize for Lincoln (Longman Publishing Group), was conducted by email. Mr. Carwardine is .

    The historiography of Spanish America has a long history. It dates back to the early sixteenth century with multiple competing accounts of the conquest, Spaniards’ eighteenth-century attempts to discover how to reverse the decline of its empire, and Latin American-born Spaniards' (creoles') search for an identity other than Spanish, and the creation of creole patriotism.   Eric Foners The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery was published in and received the Pulitzer Prize for history. It was also awarded both the Bancroft Prize and the Lincoln Prize. Much of the previous Lincoln historiography focuses on Lincoln as a man, on his life, or on his politics. The main theme of this book /5().


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Posts about Lincoln Historiography written by Michael Lynch. In The Presidents’ War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them, Chris DeRose examines how Lincoln’s predecessors reacted to the secession crisis.

Roll Call recently featured a very favorable review of the book: These men had some triumphs. Van Buren built a national party, Tyler. Get this from a library. The Lincoln theme and American national historiography, an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 19 November [David Morris Potter; Alfred Whital Stern Collection of Lincolniana (Library of Congress)].

David M. Potter, The Lincoln Theme and American National Historiography (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ); D. Fehrenbacher, The Changing Image of Lincoln in American Historiography (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ); and John Y. Simon, House Divided: Lincoln and His Father (Fort Wayne, Ind.: Louis A.

Warren Lincoln Library and Museum, ), put Cited by: 5. That same year he published The Lincoln Theme and American National Historiography. The following year he co-authored two books with T.G. Manning; they were Nationalism and Sectionalism in America and Government and the American Economy.

In as well he became editor of the Yale Review, a post he held for two years. The Age of Lincoln. By Orville Vernon Burton, Hill & Wang, pages, $ The country’s never- ending fascination with Abraham Lincoln and the events of his time has kept several generations of historians employed.

Roy P. Basler, The Lincoln Legend: A Study in Changing Conceptions (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, ); David M. Potter, "The Lincoln Theme in American National Historiography," in The South and the Sectional Conflict (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, Arthur Landis’s mammoth book, The Abraham Lincoln Brigade is a comprehensive history of the American contingent in Spain.

Robert F. Lucid both criticized and lauded Landis’s book by writing, “[t]hirty years after the war, Landis composes with a style and an enthusiasm which are ingenuous in their partisanship. A corollary of McPherson's central theme about Lincoln being the driving force behind these changes is the view that Lincoln's position, contrary to.

The Changing Image of Lincoln in American Historiography. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press. The Lincoln Theme and American National Historiography.

The Book-of-the-Month Club, Literary Taste, and Middle-Class by:   His recent book, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize. He. Introduction to American Historiography Book Evaluations: To help organize and focus one’s thoughts about the reading, each National Politics in the New Republic () 5 Carl N.

Degler, “Remaking American History,” Journal of American History, 67 (June ), File Size: KB. Sidney Blumenthal. Sidney Blumenthal is the author of All the Powers of Earth, The Political Life of Abraham LincolnA Author: Eric Cortellessa.

A dated but still very useful essay is David M. Potter, “The Lincoln Theme and American National Historiography,” in The South and the Sectional Conflict (Baton Rouge, ). arrow_upward: John D. Whiteside was the younger brother of William B. Whiteside whose obelisk grave stands prominently above Bluff Road on the SIUE campus.

Posts about Lincoln Historiography written by Michael Lynch. The Washington Post is asking readers to name their pick for the best biography of each president (or at least as many presidents as possible). When it comes to Lincoln, there’s a much wider selection than for most of the other White House occupants.

The Lincoln theme and American national historiography, an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 19 November by David Morris Potter (Book).

"Lincoln: A Photobiography" by Russell Freedman is a book that both older children and adults should read if they want to learn more about the sixteenth president of the United States. This Newbery Medal winner of is a fact-filled book that reads like a novel.4/5. Harold Holzer is the chairman of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation and the author, co-author or editor of 36 books on Lincoln and the Civil War era, including Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech that Made Abraham Lincoln President and Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter   Defining the Lincoln Theme.

Randall's essay on the “Lincoln theme” provides a useful reminder of the primitive state of the field through the first half of the twentieth century.

Lincoln's personal and presidential papers were still closed to scholars and would not be opened by the Library of Congress until Cited by: 4.

The Lincoln theme and American national historiography. Depletion and renewal in Southern history. John Brown and the paradox of leadership among American Negroes. Horace Greeley and peaceable secession. Why the Republicans rejected both compromise and secession.

Jefferson Davis and the political factors in Confederate defeat. On the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth, this special issue of the Journal of American History brings together an international collection of scholars to debate the legacy and the future of Lincoln studies.

It features articles selected from an open call for papers, Allen Guelzo's review of Lincoln scholarship that has appeared in the JAH, a round table centered on Matthew. Loathing Lincoln is a calm work, restrained in its tone and careful in its conclusions--qualities that give this book great value, not only to Lincoln scholars but American historians generally.''--Civil War History ''The struggle over Lincoln's legacy has therefore never been just about the past, but also about America's by: 1.

Book Summary: The title of this book is Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolution and it was written by James M. McPherson. This particular edition is in a Paperback format.

This books publish date is and Pages: All in all, this work flies in the face of fifty years of scholarship and demonstrates the almost complete turn of the wheel back to the traditionalist interpretation of Abraham Lincoln.

The historiography of Lincoln’s reasons for issuing the Emancipation Proclamation is as much a self-study of the United States’ perception of itself than.