Stephen A. Douglas

Stephen A. Douglas

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  • Paperback | 1008 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.8 x 43.7mm | 1,194.35g
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252066359
  • 9780252066351

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For the quarter-century before 1860, Stephen A. Douglas was the dominant figure on the American political scene, far outshadowing Abraham Lincoln. This first paperback edition of Robert Johannsen's authoritative biography includes a new preface.
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"At once a work of enormous scholarship and of deep insight. Here, for the first time, is the full story of a great career, told with such skill that we can now understand why Abraham Lincoln found the 'Little Giant' the most formidable political rival he ever faced." -- David H. Donald, author of Lincoln and two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
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