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by Lowell H. Harrison
- ISBN: 0813192439
- Category: Biographies
- Author: Lowell H. Harrison
- Subcategory: Leaders & Notable People
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- Language: English
- Publisher: University Press of Kentucky; Reprint edition (September 16, 2009)
- Pages: 312 pages
- FB2 size: 1616 kb
- EPUB size: 1217 kb
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Lowell H. Harrison, professor emeritus of history at Western Kentucky University, is the author of several books . In Lincoln of Kentucky, Professor Harrison focused attention on Lincoln and the relationship he had with his native birth state of Kentucky, both before and during the Civil War.
He is coauthor of A New History of Kentucky. Kentucky was unique in that it had ties to both North and South. Its economic ties to the South arose from its rivers and the institution of slavery.
Lowell Hayes Harrison (October 23, 1922 – October 12, 2011) was an American historian specializing in Kentucky. Harrison graduated from College High (Bowling Green, Kentucky). from Western Kentucky University in 1946, then enrolled at New York University where he earned an . in 1947 and a PhD in 1951, both in history. He then attended the London School of Economics on a Fulbright Scholarship.
It was not until decades later that Kentuckians fully recognized Lincoln's greatness and paid homage to their native son. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Lincoln of Kentucky book. Esteemed Kentucky historian Lowell H. Harrison presents an enlightening perspective on both Abraham Lincoln and the state of his birth. The first half of Lincoln of Kentucky is a biography of Lincoln prior to the Civil War with emphasis on his recurring entanglements with Kentucky and Kentuckians. His wife and best friend both had Kentucky ties, but Harrison digs deeper to find many other Bluegrass State connections that influenced Lincoln in his developing years.
Produced by two of Kentucky's most active and respected historians, this is the first comprehensive history of the Commonwealth since Thomas C. Clark chronicled Kentucky . A New History of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky, 1997. Clark chronicled Kentucky history some 60 years ago. The.
Harrison, Lowell Hayes, 1922-. Publication, Distribution, et. Lexington, KY. University Press of Kentucky, (c)2000. Download book Lincoln of Kentucky, Lowell H. Harrison. Physical Description: x, 305 p. : ill. ;, 23 cm. Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-286) and index.
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