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Author Evans, C. Wyatt.

Title The legend of John Wilkes Booth : myth, memory, and a mummy / C. Wyatt Evans.

Imprint Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.7 B644Be 2004    ---  Available
 FSCC Non-Fiction  973.7092 EVA 2004    ---  Available
Description xv, 269 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Culture America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-259) and index.
Contents Making the mummy -- Far contexts -- Northern origins -- The Southern legend -- Finis L. Bates and the "correction of history" -- The legend in the era of Lincoln's commemoration -- Clarence True Wilson and the "things that are to be" -- The legend in the present tense.
Subject Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865 -- Legends -- History and criticism
Assassins -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0700613528 (alk. paper)

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