Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Abraham Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president. On May 18, Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin - Winner of the Lincoln Prize Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Abraham Lincoln's political genius. Editorial Reviews. bvifacts.info Review. The life and times of Abraham Lincoln have been $ Read with Our Free App; Audiobook. $ Free with your Audible trial Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download.
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Please try again later. Paperback Verified Purchase. Empathy sympathy Good Great persuasion shrewd honest intelligent intellect remove any number words from the dictionary which defines good qualities of a man's character Lincoln will be one man who has very thing in him There is no one born b4 him or after him will have all those in them It's been said by many "nobody is perfect" and "all men are born equal" Lincoln will be an exception He is perfect and he has no equals The greatest man to walk on earth I always imagined historical narratives to be boring.
Well- not true. This book is here to prove it. While all historical narratives are sequential in nature leaving little room to add an element of thrill, suspense, or "edge". Doris does a marvelous job introducing those elements. The book should be thought of as a study in people management with the test subjects being some of the greatest minds in history being led by the very capable Mr.
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin
While reading the book, one actually experiences those times. You realize how precarious a position you are in when your army is suffering one defeat after another but instead of blaming the opposition, the army chief, the War secretary, you take the blame upon yourself and trust that your trust in these people hasn't been misplaced.
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Truly this is a study in management rather than a historical narrative of the life and times of Abraham Lincoln and his team. Must Read.. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It gives a deep insight on the personality of Lincoln and the way he handled great personalities like Seward in conjunction with Civil War.
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Subscribe to Leadership Blog. Free eBook Mitesh Khatri. Each had energetically sought the presidency. Lincoln succeeded because he possessed an extraordinary ability to put himself in the place of other men, to experience what they were feeling, to understand their motives. Doris Helen Kearns Goodwin born January 4, is an American biographer, historian, and political commentator.
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Goodwin has written biographies of several U. An American Saga; Team of Rivals: Goodwin's book No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: View more products by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
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