By Gilbert H. Muller
This definitive twin portrait deals a clean point of view on Abraham Lincoln and William Cullen Bryant’s an important function in raising him to the presidency. The publication additionally sheds new mild at the effect that “Bryant and his classification” (as Lincoln known as the unconventional Republican faction whose perspectives Bryant articulated) wielded at the leader executive. How the wary president and the preeminent editor of the Fourth property interacted—and how their ideological conflict tilted progressively in Bryant’s favor—is the center-piece of this examine. a piece of meticulous scholarship and a version of compression, Lincoln and Bryant is a watershed account of 2 Republicans scuffling with universal enemies (and one another) in the course of the Civil struggle era.
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