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All the powers of Earth : the political life of Abraham Lincoln, 1856-1860 / Sidney Blumenthal.

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  • ISBN: 9781476777283
  • ISBN: 1476777284
  • Physical Description: xxii, 758 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 635-719) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"After a period of depression that he would ever find his way to greatness, Lincoln takes on the most powerful demagogue in the country, Stephen Douglas, in the debates for a senate seat. He sidelines the frontrunner William Seward, a former governor and senator for New York, to cinch the new Republican Party's nomination. All the Powers of Earth is the political story of all time. Lincoln achieves the presidency by force of strategy, of political savvy and determination. This is Abraham Lincoln, who indisputably becomes the greatest president and moral leader in the nation's history. But he must first build a new political party, brilliantly state the anti-slavery case and overcome shattering defeat to win the presidency. In the years of civil war to follow, he will show mightily that the nation was right to bet on him. He was its preserver, a politician of moral integrity."
Subject: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 > Political and social views.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Lawyers > Illinois > Springfield > Biography.
United States > Politics and government > 1815-1861.
Illinois > Politics and government > To 1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Political and social views.
Politics and government.
Illinois > Springfield.
United States.
Genre: Biographies.