Books by Orville Vernon Burton

THE AGE OF LINCOLN by Orville Vernon Burton
Released: July 1, 2007

"A history of ideas that adds little to our understanding of Civil War events but offers provocative thoughts about how Americans did or (mostly) did not live up to Lincoln's ideals."
Freeing the slaves was not the Great Emancipator's greatest legacy, argues Burton (History/Univ. of Illinois). Read full book review >