Human Body Size and the Laws of Scaling: Physiological, Performance, Growth, Longevity and Ecological Ramifications
Nova Publishers, 2007 - History - 381 pages
This book is an exploration not only of the lessons that Abraham Lincoln, America's sixteenth president, drew from the founders of the United States, especially, George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, but also how others abroad have interpreted and incorporated his legacy. Because Lincoln occupied the presidency during democracy's first great civil war, he set a precedent for other leaders at home and abroad. "Liberal" leaders tend to identify with his roles as the Great Emancipator and magnanimous Great Reconciler, who eschewed "ethnic cleansing" in favour of restoring the Union as soon as possible after secession.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Abraham Lincolns Thomas Jefferson
Washingtons Farewell Address and Lincolns Lyceum Address
Jefferson Lincoln and Religious Freedom
Invoking the Framers The LincolnDouglas Debates
Lincoln Seward and the United Kingdom
Other editions - View all
Abraham Lincoln actions Address administration American authority became become believed called campaign Church civil religion Congress Constitution continued Court covenant CWAL debate decision Declaration of Independence Democrats document Douglas early election equal established example existence expressed fact Farewell Address fathers February federal force foreign policy Framers freedom House Ibid idea Illinois important Indiana institution issue James John July Justice later liberty Lyceum Address Madison major March means measures military moral nation nature never North noted Ohio opinion party passed political position President presidential Press principles proclamation Publishers question received reference religion religious remained Representatives Republican rule Secretary Senate separation Seward slave slavery South Southern speech territory Thomas Jefferson took tradition Union United University vote Washington wrote York young