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Lincoln at Gettysburg : the words that remade America

Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address is viewed as one of the most influential speeches in American history. Wills examines both Lincoln and the Address in their historical and culture frame
Print Book, English, [2006], ©1992
Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, New York, [2006], ©1992
317 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 24 cm
9780743299633, 0743299639
Key to Brief Citations
1 Oratory of the Greek Revival
2 Gettysburg and the Culture of Death
3 The Transcendental Declaration
4 Revolution in Thought
5 Revolution in Style
App. I. What Lincoln Said: The Text
App. II. Where He Said It: The Site
App. III. Four Funeral Orations
A By Everett
B By Pericles
C By Gorgias
D The Gettysburg Address
1 Spoken Text (?)
2 Final Text
Index to the Gettysburg Address
Index to Other Major Lincoln Texts
Name Index
Photo Credits