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Lincoln's Proclamation: Emancipation Reconsidered (The Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era) Paperback – February 1, 2012
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Provides an excellent history of the proclamation.--The Federal Lawyer
Common themes emerge within this complex interweaving of subject matter and interests. . . . Represents the best of current scholarship on Abraham Lincoln.--Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
This volume offers a useful look at how modern historians deal with emancipation.--Louisiana History
Offering fresh and provocative scholarship, a wide range of views, and sure narrative styles, this volume will inspire comment and controversy and will instantly take its place as a standard text for students exploring the details of the emancipation story and looking for in-depth analysis of a subject that has only recently emerged from decades of scholarly neglect.--Harold Holzer, coeditor of Lincoln and Freedom: Slavery, Emancipation, and the Thirteenth Amendment