Lincoln & The Politics of Slavery.

“The story of a politician who wedded a moral issue to a political party”

Study of Abraham Lincoln’s pre-presidency and his evolving political positions on the issue of slavery. With a handy “Political Calendar” providing a digest of Lincoln’s major political contests, from his 1832 defeat for a seat in the Illinois legislature (his first run for office) to his election in 1860 on the eve of the Civil War.

Description: Lincoln & The Politics of Slavery.

Reno, Nevada: University of Nevada Press, 1970. xiii, 215pp. First Edition. 8vo. Publisher’s violet cloth; pictorial dust jacket. Near fine in very good dust jacket.