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    Description"Jefferson, Lincoln, and Wilson: The American Dilemma of Race and Democracy "seeks to explore how the collision of races shaped American democracy in the lives, thought, and actions of three of the nation's most important presidents. Each of them led the nation in a different epoch, during times that had their own set of historical circumstances that shaped constructions of race: Jefferson at the very beginning of the republic, as the nineteenth century dawned and the institution of slavery flourished; Lincoln when the country had expanded into a continental empire and fell into civil war over slavery; and Wilson when, simultaneously, the United States emerged as a leader on the world stage and consolidated legally sanctioned apartheid at home. As great and brilliant presidents, they constitute a kind of trinity, partly because no other chief executives have communicated the ideals of democracy so effectively or eloquently, to both their fellow citizens and the peoples of the world, even as they violated principles for which they ostensibly stood.Cooper and Knock have brought these three leaders together in this unique and significant collection of essays written by leading scholars in the field. Contributors include Jean Harvey Baker, David W. Blight, John Milton Cooper Jr., Eric Foner, Annette Gordon-Reed, Thomas J. Knock, Erez Manela, Manning Marable, Peter S. Onuf, and Lucia Stanton.


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    Title
    Jefferson, Lincoln and Wilson
    Subtitle
    The American Dilemma of Race and Democracy
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by John Milton Cooper, Edited by Thomas J. Knock
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 157 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780813930046
    ISBN 10: 0813930049
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG, HBLL
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 40, 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Ingram Subject Code: HS
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036000
    DC22: 305.800973
    Libri: I-HS
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    BISAC V2.8: SOC031000, SOC020000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.0.0.0.0
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    LC classification: E332.2 .J474 2010
    Thema V1.0: JP, JBSL1, N
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3M
    Publisher
    World Bank Publications
    Imprint name
    World Bank Publications
    Publication date
    15 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Washington
    Author Information
    John Milton Cooper Jr. is E. Gordon Fox Professor of American Institutions (Emeritus) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of "Woodrow Wilson: A Biography." Thomas J. Knock is Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Clements Department of History at Southern Methodist University and author of "To End All Wars: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World Order."