The Radical and the Republican

Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics

by James Oakes

Paperback, 328 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $17.95 | purchase

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The Radical and the Republican
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Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics
Author
James Oakes

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Book Summary

A narrative history of the Civil War looks at the lives and careers of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass, two men who played iconic roles during the era and who had a profound impact on the Civil War, slavery and emancipation, and race and equality.