The Lincoln enigma : the changing faces of an American icon / edited by Gabor Boritt

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Subjects: Presidents--United States--Biography
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Influence
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, c2001
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xxvii, 324 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Gabor Boritt
Acknowledgments
1. Did He Dream of a Lily-White America? The Voyage to Lincolnia / Gabor Boritt 1
2. Young Man Lincoln / Douglas L. Wilson 20
3. Mary and Abraham: A Marriage / Jean H. Baker 36
4. Military Fantasies / Gerald J. Prokopowicz 56
5. Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as Commanders in Chief / David Herbert Donald 72
6. Apple of Gold in a Picture of Silver: The Constitution and Liberty / Allen C. Guelzo 86
7. Toward Appomattox, Toward Unconditional Surrender? / William C. Harris 108
8. The Riddle of Death / Robert V. Bruce 130
9. Epilogue: Lincoln in "Modern" Art / Harold Holzer, Gabor Boritt 146
I. Increased Devotion?: Paintings 153
II. Altogether Fitting and Sometimes Proper: Illustrations, Prints, Caricatures, Ephemera, and More: A Potpourri 195
III. Can Long Endure: Sculpture 237
Notes 278
For Further Reading: A Bibliography 300
Contributors 319
Index 321
Additional Authors: Boritt, G. S., 1940-
Notes: LCCN: 00051647
ISBN: 0195144589 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 45308745
ISBN/ISSN: 0195144589