Lincoln in American memory / Merrill D. Peterson

Author(s): Peterson, Merrill D
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Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Influence
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: 1. Apotheosis 3
2. Shapings in the Postwar Years 36
Lincoln, Reconstruction, and the South 38
Book, Portraits, and Monuments 50
The Early Biographers: Herndon and Others 66
3. Filling Up the Image 82
The Flood of Reminiscence 83
Aspects of Character 97
First Culmination: Nicolay and Hay and Others 116
4. To the Afterwar Generation 141
Lincolniana: The Collectors and Ida Tarbell 144
The Political Lincoln 155
The Negroes' Lincoln 167
The Centennial 175
5. Themes and Variations 195
The International Lincoln 198
Temple and Icon 206
Religion 217
Ancestry 232
Controversies Old and New 243
6. From Memory to History 256
Organizing the Lincoln Enterprise 258
Second Culmination: Sandburg, Beveridge, and Others 271
The Minor Affair 291
The Historians' Lincoln 298
7. Zenith 311
"What Would Lincoln Do?" 314
Historians' Encounters 327
Civil Rights and Civil Religion 348
Lincoln at 150 362
8. Lincoln Everlasting 374
Notes 399
Acknowledgments 449
Index 451
Notes: LCCN: 93001675
ISBN: 0195065700
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: viii, 482 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 27769147
ISBN/ISSN: 0195065700

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