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Book Review: We Cannot Escape History: Lincoln and the Last Best Hope of Earth (edited by James M. McPherson) : CWT

8/12/2001 • Civil War Times, Reviews

WE CANNOT ESCAPE HISTORY: LINCOLN AND THE LAST BEST HOPE OF EARTH
We Cannot Escape History: Lincoln and the Last Best Hope of Earth, edited by James M. McPherson, University of Illinois, Chicago, 184 pages, $27.95. Ten renowned scholars reflect on Lincoln’s continuing influence on a nation that has seen 131 years and 26 presidents since his death.

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