His Agenda and an Unnecessary WarBy Thomas J. DiLorenzo.
This is one of the most fascinating myth-busting biographies you will ever read. For too long, the world has suffered under the illusion that Lincoln abolished slavery. Discover in his own words that he was a racist who used the slavery issue to popularize his political agenda, which was to convert the US from a union of independent states into a centralized and powerful federal government. His creed was collectivism. 361 pages.