Lincoln, Inc. : selling the sixteenth president in contemporary America / Jackie Hogan

Author(s): Hogan, Jackie, 1967-
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Subjects: Public opinion--United States
Market segmentation--United States
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Influence
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Public opinion
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Miscellanea
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers : Distributed by National Book Network, c2011
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: ix, 205 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments ix
1.. Lincoln, Inc.: Selling the Sixteenth President 1
2.. Mr. Lincoln's Coattails: Marketing, Memorabilia, and Presidential Tourism 11
3.. Packaging the President: Lincoln Biographies 29
4.. Telling Fictions: Lincoln in Literature, Television, and Film 51
5.. What Would Lincoln Do? The Sixteenth President in Twenty-First-Century Politics 75
6.. A Is for Abe: Teaching Lincoln 97
7.. Lincoln under Glass: The Great Emancipator in American Museums 113
8.. Selling Lincoln: Who Do We Think We Are? 133
Notes 159
Bibliography 187
Index 199
About the Author 205
Notes: LCCN: 2011024065
ISBN: 9781442209541 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1442209542 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-197) and index
Contents: Lincoln, Inc. : selling the sixteenth president -- Mr. Lincoln's coattails : marketing, memorabilia, and presidential tourism -- Packaging the president : Lincoln biographies -- Telling fictions : Lincoln in literature, television, and film -- What would Lincoln do? : the sixteenth president in twenty-first century politics -- "A" is for Abe : teaching Lincoln -- Lincoln under glass : the great emancipator in American museums -- Selling Lincoln : who do we think we are?
OCLC Number: 719429687
ISBN/ISSN: 9781442209541
1442209542