Table of contents for Lincoln : a life of purpose and power / Richard Carwardine.

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1. Inner Power: Lincoln’s Ambition and Political Vision, 1809–54

2. The Power of Opinion: Lincoln, the Illinois Public, and the New Political Order, 1854–58

3. The Power of Party:Winning the Presidency, 1858–60

4. The Limits of Power: From President-Elect to War President, 1860–61

5. The Purposes of Power: Evolving Objectives, 1861–65

6. The Instruments of Power: Coercion and Voluntary Mobilization, 1861–65

7. The Potency of Death

Further Reading
Chronology of Lincoln’s Life
Select Glossary of Terms
Illustration Credits

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861.