Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln is a 2005 book by Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, published by Simon & Schuster. The book is a biographical portrait of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and some of the men who served with him in his cabinet from 1861 to 1865. Three of his Cabinet members had previously run against Lincoln in the 1860 election: Attorney General Edward Bates, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase and Secretary of State William H. Seward. The book focuses on Lincoln's mostly successful attempts to reconcile conflicting personalities and political factions on the path to abolition and victory in the American Civil War.

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  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln est un livre de l'historienne Doris Kearns Goodwin, paru en 2005 et publié chez Simon & Schuster. Il s'agit d'une biographie d'Abraham Lincoln et des membres de son administration de 1861 à 1865. Le livre se focalise sur la lutte de Lincoln pour résoudre les conflits de personnes autour de lui, pour l'abolition de l'esclavage et la fin de la guerre de Sécession. (fr)
  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln is a 2005 book by Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, published by Simon & Schuster. The book is a biographical portrait of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and some of the men who served with him in his cabinet from 1861 to 1865. Three of his Cabinet members had previously run against Lincoln in the 1860 election: Attorney General Edward Bates, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase and Secretary of State William H. Seward. The book focuses on Lincoln's mostly successful attempts to reconcile conflicting personalities and political factions on the path to abolition and victory in the American Civil War. Goodwin's sixth book, Team of Rivals was well received by critics, and won the 2006 Lincoln Prize and the inaugural Book Prize for American History of the New-York Historical Society. US President Barack Obama cited it as one of his favorite books and was said to have used it as a model for constructing his own cabinet. In 2012, a Steven Spielberg film based on the book was released to critical acclaim. (en)
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  • 973.7092 B 22
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  • 0443272
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  • 0-684-82490-6
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  • E457.45 .G66 2005
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  • 61479616
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  • 2005-10-25 (xsd:date)
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  • ISBN 0-7432-7075-4
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  • Every Four Years: Presidential Campaign Coverage
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  • We need the strongest men of the party in the Cabinet. We needed to hold our own people together. I had looked the party over and concluded that these were the very strongest men. Then I had no right to deprive the country of their services.
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  • -- Abraham Lincoln
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  • Lincoln
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  • Simon & Schuster
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  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln est un livre de l'historienne Doris Kearns Goodwin, paru en 2005 et publié chez Simon & Schuster. Il s'agit d'une biographie d'Abraham Lincoln et des membres de son administration de 1861 à 1865. Le livre se focalise sur la lutte de Lincoln pour résoudre les conflits de personnes autour de lui, pour l'abolition de l'esclavage et la fin de la guerre de Sécession. (fr)
  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln is a 2005 book by Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, published by Simon & Schuster. The book is a biographical portrait of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and some of the men who served with him in his cabinet from 1861 to 1865. Three of his Cabinet members had previously run against Lincoln in the 1860 election: Attorney General Edward Bates, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase and Secretary of State William H. Seward. The book focuses on Lincoln's mostly successful attempts to reconcile conflicting personalities and political factions on the path to abolition and victory in the American Civil War. (en)
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  • Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (fr)
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