Team of Rivals
The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
ISBN10: 1410457907 ISBN13: 9781410457905 Publisher: Thorndike Pr Published: Jun 5 2013 Pages: 1279 Weight: 3.40lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.25" Depth: 2.50" Edition: Large Print Language: English
On May 18, 1860, everyone waited for the results from the Republican National Convention. Lincoln won, Goodwin demonstrates, because of his extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men. It was this capacity that enabled Lincoln as president to bring his disgruntled opponents together and marshal their talents to the task of preserving the union and winning the war.