- Silverman’s book investigates Lincoln’s evolving personal, professional and political relationship with the wide variety of immigrant groups he encountered throughout his life, revealing that Lincoln related to the immigrant in a manner few of his contemporaries would or could emulate.
- The topic remains relevant today as the United States and other countries wrestle with how to manage large migrations into their societies.
Winthrop University, "History Professor's Book Outlines Lincoln's Views on Immigrants" (2015). Winthrop News 2015. 161.