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“A masterwork [by] the preeminent historian of the Civil conflict period. ”—Boston GlobeSelected as a remarkable e-book of the yr by way of the recent York occasions booklet evaluation, this landmark paintings provides us a definitive account of Lincoln's lifelong engagement with the nation's severe factor: American slavery. A grasp historian, Eric Foner attracts Lincoln and the wider historical past of the interval into excellent stability.
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HE shaped the Roosevelt behavior early. within the utumn of 1881 Theodore Roosevelt used to be elected as a Republican to the Legislature of the kingdom of recent York. the tale of that election is a attribute and a laugh one and should be spoke of in additional aspect within the subsequent bankruptcy. On taking his seat within the reduce condominium, or meeting, of the Legislature he grew to become immediately a admired if no longer a countrywide determine.
An den Iden des März 44 v. Chr. fällt Caesar unter den Dolchen seiner Mörder. Sein Erbe ist Octavian – ein blutjunger Mann, unerfahren in Politik und Krieg. Auf ihn warten 15 Jahre Bürgerkrieg, in denen er erst ums Überleben, dann um die Einheit des Imperiums kämpfen muss. Mit seinem Sieg über alle Nebenbuhler beginnt er als Augustus die Welt neu zu ordnen und ein ganzes Zeitalter zu prägen.
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