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Lincoln"s virtues

an ethical biography
  • 515 Pages
  • 1.84 MB
  • English
Alfred A. Knopf , New York
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Ethics., Presidents -- United States -- Biography., United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 -- Moral and ethical asp


United S

StatementWilliam Lee Miller.
LC ClassificationsE457.2 .M643 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 515 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3948633M
ISBN 10037540158X
LC Control Number2001038099

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