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Gettysburg College, where he also directs the Civil War Era Studies Program and
The Gettysburg Semester. He is the author of Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer
President (1999) and Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of
Slavery in America (2004), both of which won the Lincoln Prize. He has
written essays and reviews for The Washington Post, The Wall Street
Journal, Time, the Journal of American History, and many other
Great book explaining what actually happened during the Douglas-Lincoln debates.Published 1 month ago by Fernando Caballero
This is one of the very best political and rhetorical analyses I've ever read. It not only engaged me throughout and taught me a great deal more about Lincoln and Douglas, but... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Carol Menges
This guy is very good -- and he "gets it" that Douglas with his friends passed Kansas Nebraska Act, and lied. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Mark D C
Got this for my father who loves history and he loved this book. Couldn't put it down. He said the detail in this book was amazing.Published 22 months ago by Kristin Nowaczyk
Boring & very hard to read for the most part. Well I would say because of the rambling and inconsistency.Published 23 months ago by Ashley Reveles
This book places the debates in the context of 1850's America when slavery was ascendant - The Fugitive Slave Act, The Kansas-Nebraska Act, Repeal of the Missouri Compromise,... Read morePublished on October 4, 2013 by Mark A. Ryniker
This book is an excellent one. Dr. Guelzo certainly knows his stuff.
Rather than focusing the book primarily on the seven debates between Lincoln and Douglas, Guelzo... Read more
The subject of the Lincoln and Douglas debates is explored in great detail in this very accessible book. Read morePublished on August 5, 2010 by Paul F. Brooks