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

Author(s): Schwartz, Barry, 1938-
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Subjects: Presidents--United States--Biography
Multiculturalism--United States
United States--History--20th century
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, 2008
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xvi, 394 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction 1
1. Ascension: Lincoln in the Great Depression 20
2. Apex: Lincoln in the Second World War 59
3. Transition: Cold War, Racial Conflict, and Contested Images of Lincoln 91
4. Transfiguration: Civil Rights Movement, Vanishing Savior of the Union 115
5. Erosion: Fading Prestige, Benign Ridicule 146
6. Post-Heroic Era: Acids of Equality and the Waning of Greatness 180
7. Inertia: The Enduring Lincoln 219
Conclusion 254
Appendices (A-K) 269
Notes 305
Index 371
Notes: LCCN: 2008026876
ISBN: 9780226741888 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0226741885 (cloth : alk. paper)
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
OCLC Number: 222153058
ISBN/ISSN: 9780226741888
0226741885