Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln por Doris Kearns Goodwin

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln por Doris Kearns Goodwin

Titulo del libro: Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Autor: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Número de páginas: 916 páginas

Fecha de lanzamiento: October 1, 2005

ISBN: 0684824906

Editor: Simon + Schuster Inc.

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Doris Kearns Goodwin con Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Texto en inglés. Tapa dura con sobrecubierta de editorial ilustrada. Sin subrayados ni anotaciones. Muy Buen estado de conservación. This multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. Historian Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius, as the one-term congressman rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals to become president. When Lincoln emerged as the victor at the Republican National Convention, his rivals were dismayed. Throughout the turbulent 1850s, each had energetically sought the presidency as the conflict over slavery led inexorably to civil war. That Lincoln succeeded, Goodwin demonstrates, was because of his extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men, to experience what they were feeling, to understand their motives and desires. It was this that enabled Lincoln to bring his disgruntled opponents together, create the most unusual cabinet in history, and marshal their talents to the task of preserving the Union.