The Resource A just and generous nation: : Abraham Lincoln and the fight for American opportunity, Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle, (eaudio)

A just and generous nation: : Abraham Lincoln and the fight for American opportunity, Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle, (eaudio)

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A just and generous nation: : Abraham Lincoln and the fight for American opportunity
Title
A just and generous nation:
Title remainder
Abraham Lincoln and the fight for American opportunity
Statement of responsibility
Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle
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Language
eng
Summary
In A Just and Generous Nation, the eminent historian Harold Holzer and the noted economist Norton Garfinkle present a groundbreaking new account of the beliefs that inspired our sixteenth president to go to war when the Southern states seceded from the Union. Rather than a commitment to eradicating slavery or a defense of the Union, they argue that Lincoln's guiding principle was the defense of equal economic opportunity. Lincoln firmly believed that the government's primary role was to ensure that all Americans had the opportunity to better their station in life. As president, he worked tirelessly to enshrine this ideal within the federal government. He funded railroads and canals, supported education, and issued the Emancipation Proclamation, which opened the door for former slaves to join white Americans in striving for self-improvement. In our own age of unprecedented inequality, A Just and Generous Nation reestablishes Lincoln's legacy as the protector not just of personal freedom but of the American dream itself
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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Holzer, Harold
Dewey number
973.7092
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Barry Press
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1931-
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  • Garfinkle, Norton
  • Press, Barry
  • hoopla digital
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Equality
  • Economic development
  • Social mobility
  • United States
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adult
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A just and generous nation: : Abraham Lincoln and the fight for American opportunity, Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 10 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504641982
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT11482521
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sound
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11482521
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MWT11482521
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Label
A just and generous nation: : Abraham Lincoln and the fight for American opportunity, Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 10 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504641982
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11482521
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11482521
System control number
MWT11482521
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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