Team Of Rivals: The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Team Of Rivals: The Political Genius Of Abraham Lincoln

byDoris Kearns Goodwin

Hardcover | June 5, 2013

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A New York Times Bestseller -- Basis for the movie Lincoln On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited for the results from the Republican National Convention. Lincoln won, Goodwin demonstrates, because of his extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men. It was this capacity that enabled Lincoln as president to bring his disgruntled opponents together and marshal their talents to the task of preserving the union and winning the war.

About The Author

Doris Kearns Goodwin was born in Brooklyn, New York on January 4, 1943. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Colby College in 1964 and a Ph.D. in government from Harvard University in 1968. She taught at Harvard University and worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson during his last year in the White House. She has wri...

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Title:Team Of Rivals: The Political Genius Of Abraham LincolnFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1308 pages, 9.5 × 6.4 × 2.4 inPublished:June 5, 2013Publisher:Thorndike PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1410457907

ISBN - 13:9781410457905

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