The Fate of Liberty

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The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties
Fate of Liberty book cover.jpg
Author Mark E. Neely, Jr.
Country US
Genre history
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date
1992
Pages 304
Awards Pulitzer Prize for History
ISBN 978-0195080322

The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties is a 1992 book by American historian Mark E. Neely, Jr., published by Oxford University Press. The book examines President Abraham Lincoln's suspension of habeas corpus and other rights during the American Civil War.

The book was awarded the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for History.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Streitfeld (April 8, 1992). "Viet Vet Awarded Pulitzer for Memoir; Lewis Puller, Novelist Jane Smiley Honored". The Washington Post.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Retrieved December 7, 2012.