Abraham Lincoln and the forge of national memory / Barry Schwartz

Author(s): Schwartz, Barry, 1938-
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Subjects: Presidents--United States--Biography
National characteristics, American
Social psychology--United States
Memory--Social aspects--United States
Public opinion--United States
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Public opinion
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Influence
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xiii, 367 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction: Two Faces of Collective Memory 1
Pt. 1. Nineteenth Century: Symbolizing Nationhood
1. Death and Commemoration 29
2. Promoting Lincoln in the Late Nineteenth Century: Successes and Failures 67
Pt. 2. Twentieth Century: Symbolizing Industrial Democracy
3. Lincoln and the Culture of Progressivism: Democratizing America 107
4. Lincoln, a Man of the People: Dignifying America 143
Pt. 3. Twentieth Century: Symbolizing Unity
5. Lincoln and the Culture of Inclusion: Integrating America 191
6. Lincoln in World War I: Strengthening America 224
7. Two Lincolns: Symbolizing America 256
Conclusion: The New Face of Collective Memory: Refining the Discussion 293
Notes 313
References 327
Notes: LCCN: 99462226
ISBN: 0226741974 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-353) and index
OCLC Number: 43312493
ISBN/ISSN: 0226741974