Our Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln, John Brown, and the Civil War Era

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CONTENTS
Prefacevii
One. Styron's War against the Blacks1
Two. God's Stone in the Pool of Slavery9
Three. John Brown and His Judges22
Four. Modern Radicals and John Brown43
Five. The Enigma of Stephen A. Douglas52
Six. Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation61
Seven. The Long Shadow of Lincoln86
Eight. Carl Sandburg's Lincoln99
Nine. Ghost Riders in the Sky112
Ten. Themes and Variations of a Civil War Trilogy121
References130
Index144

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  • Title Page i
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • One Styron's War Against the Blacks 1
  • Two God's Stone in the Pool of Slavery 9
  • Three John Brown and His Judges 22
  • Four Modern Radicals and John Brown 43
  • Five the Enigma of Stephen A. Douglas 52
  • Six Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation 61
  • Seven the Long Shadow of Lincoln 86
  • Eight Carl Sandburg's Lincoln 99
  • Nine Ghost Riders in the Sky 112
  • Ten Themes and Variations of a Civil War Trilogy 121
  • References 130
  • Index 144
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