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Forced into Glory

Abraham Lincoln"s White Dream

by Lerone Bennett

  • 259 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Johnson Publishing Company, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • U.S. History - Civil War And Reconstruction (1860-1877),
  • U.S. History - Slavery Question And Abolitionism,
  • Social Science,
  • Ethnic Issues,
  • History - U.S,
  • Sociology,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Political History,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • United States - 19th Century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9328627M
    ISBN 100874850029
    ISBN 109780874850024
    OCLC/WorldCa154744693

      In this event, Lerone Bennett, Jr. talks about his book "Forced Into Glory" and a panel of three scholars-Harold Holzer, William Strickland, and Eric Foner- . Mr. LERONE BENNETT Jr. (Author, "Forced Into Glory"): I thought that book captured the essence of what I was trying to say in the sense that Lincoln, from my standpoint, was driven, was forced into a glory that he resisted, I think, every step of the way. Adam Gurowski, one of his great critics during the Civil War here in Washington, wrote a paragraph which said that he was literally whipped.

    In ''Forced Into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream,'' he has reasserted his principal arguments with extensive (though still selective) documentation in more than pages of angry, relentless and repetitious prose. This book must be taken seriously. Bennett gets some things right. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream by Lerone Bennett Jr. (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 5/5(3).

      FORCED INTO GLORY. Abraham Lincoln's White Dream. By Lerone Bennett Jr. pp. Chicago: Johnson Publishing Company. $ In , the black activist Frederick Douglass visited the White House to. Buy Forced Into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream by Lerone Bennett, Jr. online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now/5(2).


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different vision’ of the Civil War president, “Forced into Glory” is the book to read. It is a significant achievement against which all future monographs on Lincoln, written by both white and black historians will be measured. I urge anyone with even a passing interest in American history to seek out a copy of this by: Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream.

Beginning with the argument that the Emancipation Proclamation did not actually free African American Forced into Glory book, this dissenting view of Lincoln's greatness surveys the president's policies, speeches, and private utterances and concludes that he had little real interest in abolition.4/5.

FORCED INTO GLORY: ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S WHITE DREAM Lerone Bennett, Jr. Johnson Publishing, ; xv + pgs. The Swiss scholar Eduard Fueter once observed that every historian must decide whether he wishes to write from the perspective of his own time, or from the perspective of those whom he is studying.

Thirty-two years later, Ebony‘s executive editor has expanded his six-page critique into a book of more than pages. As Lincoln was “forced into glory” against his personal and political wishes by the “real emancipators”—black and white abolitionists (among others)—to whom the book is dedicated.

Forced Into Glory is a work of true scholarship which exposes a myth which has been cleverly concealed by well-meaning white scholars over the past century. Bennett reveals another side of one of America's most revered Presidents.

Lerone Bennett, Jr.'s book, "Forced into Glory" outlines precisely what it was and was not. Lincoln didn't free the slaves. If it had been left up to him, Blacks would have remained in slavery to or longer.

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"Forced into Glory" Book Review by Edward Steers, Jr. Lerone Bennett, Jr.'s recent book, Forced Into Glory, reminds me of a line by the Latin poet Ovid: "Well skilled in cunning wiles, he could make white of black and black of white." In his latest book, Mr.

Bennett has worked hard at making "white of black and black of white.". Repetitious, full of irrelevant detours, and relentlessly polemical, “Forced into Glory” is not likely to convince many readers who do not already believe that Lincoln was an inveterate racist.

But the book deserves attention, for it contains insights into Lincoln's era and the ways historians have treated the sixteenth president. Forced into Glory represents the fruit of Bennett's labors, and this page biography sets the record straight, exposing the real Abe Lincoln, wart and all.

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In his book Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream, Lerone Bennett claims that the glorification of Lincoln by Americans is not totally justified.

He claims that Lincoln himself was a racist. In making these statements, an overall study of the issue of racism vs. slavery is discussed in a. The big problem is the publication of a page book by the distinguished African-American author Lerone Bennett, Jr. entitled Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream.

The book was originally published in and was recently released in paperback. The first book I read on the real Lincoln was written by Lerone Bennett, Jr., entitled Forced Into Glory: Abraham Lincoln’s White Dream. Lerone Bennett, Jr.

(born 17 October ) is an African-American scholar, author and social historian, known for his revisionist analysis of race relations in the United States.

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