Lincoln in New Orleans: The 1828-1831 Flatboat Voyages and Their Place in History (Paperback)

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Lincoln in New Orleans: The 1828 1831 Flatboat Voyages and Their Place in History reconstructs, to levels of detail and analyses never before attempted, the nature of those two journeys and examines their influence on Lincoln's life, presidency, and subsequent historiography. It also sheds light on river commerce and New Orleans in the antebellum era.

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"Great deal of illumination on Lincoln's river life and on 1828 New Orleans. And he does it in such an absorbing and accessible way that it is bound to strike a chord with readers." - New Orleans Times-Picayune


Product Details
ISBN: 9781935754145
ISBN-10: 1935754149
Publisher: University of Louisiana
Publication Date: December 13th, 2011
Pages: 380
Language: English

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