Team of Rivals

The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

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Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141931418

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 944

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In this monumental multiple biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin studies Abraham Lincoln's mastery of men. She shows how he saved Civil War-torn America by appointing his fiercest rivals to key cabinet positions, making them help achieve his vision for peace. As well as a thrilling piece of narrative history, it's an inspiring study of one of the greatest leaders the world has ever seen. A book to bury yourself in.

Team of Rivals Lincoln

A Summary & Analysis of Doris Kearns Goodwin's : The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

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Author: Save Time Summaries

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781490520797

Category: History

Page: 62

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WARNING: This is not the actual book Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Do not buy this Summary, Review & Analysis if you are looking for a full copy of this great book. Instead, we have already read Team of Rivals and have pulled out some of the best insights and key events of the book to give you a comprehensive, chapter-by-chapter analysis and summary. Our limited amount of space prevents us from providing you with all of the important events and interesting information packed into Doris Kearns Goodwin's incredible book. To receive the full scope of this fascinating historical story, you should order the complete book. Packaged together in an engaging format, this concise summary best serves as an unofficial study guide and companion to read alongside Team of Rivals. TEAM OF RIVALS: THE POLITICAL GENIUS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN -- DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN Renowned presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin travels back in time and reaches into the mind of one who many historians rate as America's greatest president. Follow the thoughts and ideas of this great man from the Republican nomination contest in 1860 all the way to his devastating assassination just five years later. You might be surprised to find out that Abraham Lincoln was actually considered the underdog in the presidential election right from the start. Few even expected him to win the Republican nomination. In this summary and analysis, you will also learn: • Abraham Lincoln faced a variety of obstacles in his rise to the presidency. His upbringing and background drastically differed from those of his opponents in the Presidential race. Discover how he overcame numerous obstacles to rise to the esteemed title of President of the United States. • Lincoln served only one term in Congress more than ten years before receiving the Republican Party's nomination. Follow his political career and learn about the personal struggles he faced during this time. • Throughout the turbulent 1850s, Lincoln devoted himself to the anti-slavery movement as the Republican Party was formed. Travel back in time and delve into the thoughts and ideas that formed one of the most recognized movements in Lincoln's Presidency. • The press played an important role in the 1860 Presidential election. Learn how Abraham Lincoln won over even his adversaries to receive positive promotion from the press. Without the positive press coverage, Lincoln may never have made it to the White House. • Lincoln's Gettysburg Address has become a fixture in history books across the nation. Follow the thought process behind the creation of this great speech and the events that occurred after. All this and much more! FROM START-TO-FINISH IN JUST 20 MINUTES! Here's your chapter-by-chapter guide to Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln that you can start and finish right now!

100 Statements about Team of Rivals

The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln That Almost Killed My Hamster

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Author: John Manning

Publisher: Lennex

ISBN: 9785458954853

Category:

Page: 44

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In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot ), original and musing book reviews of "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.

Die Gesichter

Roman

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Author: Tom Rachman

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423434961

Category: Fiction

Page: 412

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Ein gefeierter Künstler, ein liebender Sohn, eine Suche nach dem eigenen Leuchten Mit einer einzigen beiläufigen Bemerkung wischt Bear Bavinsky (gefeierter Maler, zahlreiche Ex-Frauen, siebzehn Kinder) jede Hoffnung seines Lieblingssohnes Pinch beiseite, auch nur halb so viel Talent zu haben wie er. Desillusioniert zieht es Pinch raus in die Welt, in Kanada versucht er sich an einer Biografie über Bear, als Italienischlehrer in London hat er es fast geschafft zu vergessen, dass auch er einmal Großes vorhatte. Seine wahre Begabung findet er schließlich doch noch, und er schmiedet einen schier unmöglichen Plan, nicht nur sein eigenes Leuchten zu entfalten, sondern auch das Andenken seines Vaters zu retten. Kann man gleichzeitig ein gefeierter Künstler und ein liebender Vater sein? Muss ein Sohn seinen Eltern verzeihen, nur weil sie bedeutend sind? Tom Rachman hat einen elektrisierenden und immer wieder auch nachdenklich stimmenden Roman geschrieben über das Streben nach Anerkennung – im Leben und in der Kunst.

Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream

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Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1497683858

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 438

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An engrossing biography of President Lyndon Johnson from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Team of Rivals Hailed by the New York Times as “the most penetrating, fascinating political biography I have ever read,” Doris Kearns Goodwin’s extraordinary and insightful book draws from meticulous research in addition to the author’s time spent working at the White House from 1967 to 1969. After Lyndon Johnson’s term ended, Goodwin remained his confidante and assisted in the preparation of his memoir. In Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream she traces the 36th president’s life from childhood to his early days in politics, and from his leadership of the Senate to his presidency, analyzing his dramatic years in the White House, including both his historic domestic triumphs and his failures in Vietnam. Drawn from personal anecdotes and candid conversation with Johnson, Goodwin paints a rich and complicated portrait of one of our nation’s most compelling politicians.

Every Four Years

Presidential Campaigns and the Media Since 1896

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Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Publisher: Bunker Hill Publishing

ISBN: 9781593730062

Category: Mass media

Page: 48

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The Bully Pulpit

Theodore Roosevelt and the Golden Age of Journalism

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Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141972890

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 928

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Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of the acclaimed multi-million copy bestseller Team of Rivals, filmed by Spielberg as Lincoln, turns to the birth of America's Progressive Era - that heady, optimistic time when the 20th Century is fresh. Reform is in the air, and it is time to take on the robber barons and corrupt politicians who have brought the country to its knees. The story is told through the close friendship between two Presidents: Theodore Roosevelt (1901-1909) and his handpicked successor William Howard Taft (1909-1913). The decades-long intimacy strengthens both men as they reform America, breaking up monopolies, protecting the rights of labour, banning unsafe drugs and closing sweatshops. Also at the heart of the story are the original 'muckrakers' - a brilliant group of investigative journalists at the celebrated magazine McClure's. They publish popular exposes of fraudulent railroads and millionaire senators, aiding Roosevelt in his quest for change and fairness. As Roosevelt, Taft and the muckrakers confront corruption and expose exploitation, America is reborn.

Der Komponist

Ein Lincoln-Rhyme-Thriller

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Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Blanvalet Verlag

ISBN: 3641222338

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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Er komponiert den Todeswalzer – zum Klang deiner letzten Atemzüge. Am helllichten Tag wird auf einer Straße in der New Yorker Upper East Side ein Mann überwältigt und entführt. Als einzige Spur bleibt am Tatort ein Galgenstrick in Miniaturgröße zurück. Kurz darauf sorgt ein Video im Internet für Aufsehen: Man sieht live dabei zu, wie dem aufgehängten Opfer langsam die Luft abgeschnürt wird. Seine verzweifelten Atemzüge bilden den Hintergrund zu einem düsteren Musikstück. Als in Neapel eine ähnliche Entführung stattfindet, reisen der Forensikexperte Lincoln Rhyme und seine Partnerin Amelia Sachs nach Italien und nehmen die Verfolgung auf. Denn solange der Täter nicht gefasst ist, wird die Musik des Grauens nicht verklingen ...

Leadership

In Turbulent Times

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Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print

ISBN: 9781432853822

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys

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Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312063542

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 932

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In its drama and scope, this number one bestseller about two families--whose ambitions propelled them to unprecedented power and whose passions nearly destroyed them--is one of the richest works of biography in the last decade. "Rarely has popular history rung so authentic".--The New York Times. First time in trade paper. Photographs.

Steven Spielbergs "Lincoln" als metadokumentarisches Porträt

Der Umgang mit Fakten und Fiktion im Historienfilm

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Author: David Beckmann

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 366839556X

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 24

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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2016 im Fachbereich Amerikanistik - Sonstiges, Note: 1,0, Universität Osnabrück, Veranstaltung: Seminar Filmanalyse, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Regisseur Steven Spielberg hat dem 16. Präsidenten der Vereinigten Staaten und seinem politischen Schaffen, aber auch seiner Person, mit dem 2012 veröffentlichen Film "Lincoln" ein Denkmal gesetzt. Der Film behandelt die zweite Amtszeit Lincolns und im Mittelpunkt steht der Konflikt über den Erlass des 13. Zusatzartikels bzw. Lincolns Bemühungen, diesen vor Beendigung des Krieges zu erwirken. Neben lautstarken politischen Debatten im Kongress, zeichnet das Werk auch die Situation in Washington, im Weißen Haus und u. a. der Familie Lincoln zu Beginn des Jahres 1865 nach. Abraham Lincoln wird sowohl als politisches Genie als auch als menschlicher, konfliktbehafteter Vater und Ehe- und Privatmann gezeigt. Welche im Film als Tatsachen hingestellte Dinge sind tatsächliche Fakten, welche Aspekte sind rein fiktiv bzw. der filmästhetischen Wirkung wegen enthalten oder nehmen sonstigen Einfluss auf das Werk? Steven Spielbergs "Lincoln" dient als Analysegegenstand: Ist der Film historisch genau? Und was macht ihn "metadokumentarisch"?

Abraham Lincoln

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Author: Carl Schurz

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3111484688

Category: History

Page: 106

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Lincoln

Roman

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Author: Gore Vidal

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442729128

Category:

Page: 843

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Moving from I to We

Recovering the Biblical Vision for Stewarding the Church

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Author: Paul Ford

Publisher: Tyndale House

ISBN: 1612914497

Category: Religion

Page: 320

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If you think you’re frustrated with church leadership in America, imagine how God must feel. Dr. Paul R. Ford illumines key Scripture passages to exhort readers to go back to the Spirit-led form of leadership God intends for the accomplishment of his kingdom work. By proving that leadership in the body of Christ is to be a series of functions to be fulfilled by a group of people, not just key leaders, Ford inspires a collective sigh of relief and energizes us to move forward God’s way. What a difference that would make!

Politics for the Greatest Good

The Case for Prudence in the Public Square

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Author: Clarke Forsythe

Publisher: InterVarsity Press

ISBN: 0830829229

Category: Philosophy

Page: 319

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Makes the case for prudential, incremental change as the best pro-life advocacy Written for both practitioners and students of public policy and political science Leading policy strategist Clarke Forsythe speaks clearly into the fray of political striving. He campaigns for a rich understanding of the virtue of prudence, and for its application to contemporary public policy. As Forsythe explains, prudence, in its classical sense, is the ability to apply wisdom to right action. In this book he explores the importance of applying the principles of prudence to the realm of politics, especially that of bioethics. In particular, Forsythe applies these concepts to the ongoing debate among pro-life advocates regarding gradual versus radical change as the most effective way to achieve political and legislative goals. Drawing on the Bible, philosophy, and the wisdom of historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln and William Wilberforce, he makes a strong case for a strategy of incremental change or political prudence.

Great Authors of Nonfiction

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Author: Britannica Educational Publishing

Publisher: Britannica Educational Publishing

ISBN: 1622750934

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 184

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Of the many millions of books written over the course of history, only a relatively small percentage have been deemed classics. Authors of classic literature are those who have penned works definitive of a style, movement, era, or ethos. Their works are timeless in message and scope. This essential volume chronicles the lives of many literary luminaries—including Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway, and Virginia Woolf—examining their early histories, journeys to success, and greatest tomes.

The Global Lincoln

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Author: Richard Carwardine,Jay Sexton

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199831505

Category: History

Page: 344

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Perhaps more than any other American, Abraham Lincoln has become a global figure, one who spoke--and continues to speak--to people across the world. Karl Marx judged Lincoln "the single-minded son of the working class"; Tolstoy reported his fame in the Caucasus; Tomas Masaryk, the first president of Czechoslovakia, drew strength as "the Lincoln of Central Europe"; racially-mixed, republican "Lincoln brigades" fought in the Spanish Civil War; and, more recently, statesmen ranging from Gordon Brown to Pervez Musharraf to Barack Obama have invoked Lincoln in support of their respective agendas. This fascinating volume brings together leading historians from around the world to explore Lincoln's international legacy. The authors examine the meaning and image of Lincoln in many places and across continents, ranging from Germany to Japan, India to Ireland, Africa and Asia to Argentina and the American South. The book reveals that at the heart of Lincoln's global celebrity were his political principles, his record of successful executive leadership in wartime, his role as the "Great Emancipator," and his resolute defense of popular government. Yet the "Global Lincoln" has been a malleable and protean figure, one who is forever being redefined to meet the needs of those who invoke him. The first study of Lincoln's global legacy, this book tells the unknown and remarkable story of the world-wide impact of one of America's great presidents.