Everybody's history : Indiana's Lincoln Inquiry and the quest to reclaim a president's past / Keith A. Erekson

Author(s): Erekson, Keith A
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Subjects: Spencer County (Ind.)--Historiography--History--20th century
Southwestern Indiana Historical Society (Evansville, Ind.)--History
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Homes and haunts--Indiana--Spencer County
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Childhood and youth
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2012
Series: Public history in historical perspective
Public history in historical perspective
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Illustrations ix
Preface xi
Introduction: "Lincoln Is Everybody's Subject" 1
1.. The Lincoln Inquiry 9
2.. A Crowded Field 37
3.. The Best Witnesses 55
4.. Lincoln's Indiana Environment 85
5.. The Klan and a Conspiracy 106
6.. In the Lincoln Atmosphere 134
Conclusion: "A Thousand Minds" 161
Appendix A . Members of the Southwestern Indiana Historical Society, 1920--1939 171
Appendix B . Papers, Publications, and Works of the Lincoln Inquiry 185
Abbreviations 205
Notes 207
Index 243
Notes: LCCN: 2011045246
ISBN: 9781558499157 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1558499156 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9781558499140 (library cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 1558499148 (library cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction : "Lincoln is everybody's subject" -- The Lincoln Inquiry -- A crowded field -- The best witnesses -- Lincoln's Indiana environment -- The Klan and a conspiracy -- In the Lincoln atmosphere -- Conclusion: "a thousand minds" -- Appendix A: Members of the Southwestern Indiana Historical Society, 1920-1939 -- Appendix B: Papers, publications, and works of the Lincoln Inquiry
Physical Description: xiv, 250 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 733731458
ISBN/ISSN: 9781558499157
1558499156
9781558499140
1558499148

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