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Don E. Fehrenbacher
Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305-2004)

Abraham Lincoln in the Presidency

To write a study of Abraham Lincoln as President, cjombining biography, history and historiography in an examination of selected problems and themes, many of which have a continuing relevance in American life. A considerable part of the book, perhaps twenty percent, will be devoted to a study of the image of Lincoln in American scholarly and popular thought, with special attention to the past quarter-century. Besides the Image of Lincoln, other categories of investigation will be; Lincoln and the Coming of the War; the War Leader; Lincoln and the Constitutional System; the Lincoln Administration; Lincoln and^the Political System; Race and the Negro; the Weight of Responsibility.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$14,500 (approved)
$14,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1975 – 8/31/1976