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Author Schwartz, Barry, 1938-

Title Abraham Lincoln in the post-heroic era : history and memory in late twentieth-century America / Barry Schwartz.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.7 L638Bsc 2008    ---  Available
Description xvi, 394 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-370) and index.
Contents Ascension : Lincoln in the Great Depression -- Apex : Lincoln in the Second World War -- Transition : Cold War, racial conflict, and contested images of Lincoln -- Transfiguration : civil rights movement, vanishing savior of the Union -- Erosion : fading prestige, benign ridicule -- Post-heroic era : acids of equality and the waning of greatness -- Inertia : the enduring Lincoln.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Public opinion.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Influence.
United States -- History -- 20th century.
Multiculturalism -- United States.
ISBN 9780226741888 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226741885 (cloth : alk. paper)

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