Michael Burlingame (historian)
Michael Burlingame is an American historian, noted for his works on Abraham Lincoln. He is a Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished Chair in Lincoln Studies, at University of Illinois, Springfield. He was born in Memphis. He was the May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor Emeritus of History at Connecticut College.
In 2002, he was involved in the Stephen B. Oates controversy, where he maintains Oates resorted to plagiarism in his Lincoln biography. In 2010, Burlingame won the Lincoln Prize for his Abraham Lincoln: A Life.
- The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln. University of Illinois Press. 1997. ISBN 978-0-252-06667-2.
- Michael Burlingame, ed. (2002). "Lincoln's humor" and other essays. University of Illinois Press. ISBN 978-0-252-02708-6.
- Michael Burlingame, ed. (2006). At Lincoln's Side: John Hay's Civil War Correspondence and Selected Writings. SIU Press. ISBN 978-0-8093-2711-9.
- Abraham Lincoln: a life. 1. Johns Hopkins University Press. 2008. ISBN 978-0-8018-8993-6.
- Abraham Lincoln: a life. 2. Johns Hopkins University Press. 2008. ISBN 978-1-4214-1058-6.
Michael Burlingame was inducted as a Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois and awarded the Order of Lincoln (the state’s highest honor) by the Governor of Illinois in 2009 as a Bicentennial Laureate.
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- "Laureates by Year - The Lincoln Academy of Illinois". The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Retrieved 2016-03-04.