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"[An] intriguing and important new book...To their great credit, Magness and Page do not push their evidence too hard. This is a measured and subtly argued book" - Times Literary Supplement
"For those interested in Lincoln's racial policies and the details of his administration's handling and mishandling of possible colonization projects, this book is required reading." - Civil War News
"The authors are to be saluted for their enterprising and original research. They have made an important contribution to the literature." - Harold Holzer, Co-Chairman, Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission
"Colonization after Emancipation boasts something highly unusual in the crowded world of Lincoln studies: an untapped trove of documentary evidence with which to assess Lincoln's views on slavery, race, and emancipation" - K. Stephen Prince, Civil War History
"A first-rate, well-researched book. The authors have a very firm command of the literature and the complex primary sources surrounding this topic, and I was impressed with their ability to trace the sometimes labyrinthine course of colonization policy" - Brian Dirck, author of Lincoln the Lawyer
"There is no doubt this book is going to attract a great deal of attention. Its strength lies in its nuanced analysis and the balanced conclusion it draws." - Richard J.M. Blackett, author of Divided Hearts: Britain and the American Civil War
Reactionaries can't get over it. Lincoln was never some racist bent on driving blacks from North America like Hitler with the Jews in Germany. Far from it. Read morePublished on June 20, 2013 by Drake Donegal
Though it is impolitic to mention it today, Abraham Lincoln was an unabashed white supremacist. As he stated in his election debates with Stephen Douglass, he was absolutely... Read morePublished on May 23, 2013 by john thames