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Rhetorical Review
Vol. 6, no. 2 (June 2008)

Howard Holzer:
Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech that Made Abraham Lincoln President
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004
338 pages (illustrations; appendix; index)
ISBN: 0-7432-2466-7 (hardback)
Price: $25

Douglas L. Wilson:
Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words
New York: Vintage, 2007
343 pages (illustrations; appendix; index)
ISBN: 978-1-4000-3263-1 (paperback)
Price: $14.95
Reviewed by STEPHEN J. McKENNA

pp. 1-8


William Keith:
Democracy as Discussion: Civic Education and the American Forum Movement
(Lexington Studies in Political Communication)
Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2007
363 pages (bibliography; index)
ISBN: 978-0-7391-1508-4 (paperback)
Price: $39.95

pp. 9-13


Mark Garrett Longaker:
Rhetoric and the Republic: Politics, Civic Discourse, and Education in Early America
Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 2007
266 pages (bibliography; index)
ISBN: 978-0-8173-1547-4 (hardback)
Price: $39.95
Reviewed by BRIAN FEHLER

pp. 14-18


Carol Poster and Linda C. Mitchell (eds.):
Letter-Writing Manuals and Instruction from Antiquity to the Present. Historical and Bibliographic Studies
(Studies in Rhetoric/Communication)
Columbia: The University of South Carolina Press, 2007
346 pages (appendices; bibliographies; index)
ISBN: 978-1-57003-651-4 (hardback)
Price: $69.95

pp. 19-23

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