By Gilbert H. Muller
This definitive twin portrait bargains a clean point of view on Abraham Lincoln and William Cullen Bryant’s an important position in raising him to the presidency. The booklet additionally sheds new gentle at the impact that “Bryant and his type” (as Lincoln known as the novel 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 learn. 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) through the Civil conflict era.
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