The Resource Abraham Lincoln in the post-heroic era : history and memory in late twentieth-century America, Barry Schwartz, (electronic resource)

Abraham Lincoln in the post-heroic era : history and memory in late twentieth-century America, Barry Schwartz, (electronic resource)

Label
Abraham Lincoln in the post-heroic era : history and memory in late twentieth-century America
Title
Abraham Lincoln in the post-heroic era
Title remainder
history and memory in late twentieth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Barry Schwartz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
By the 1920s, Abraham Lincoln had transcended the lingering controversies of the Civil War to become a secular saint, honored in North and South alike for his steadfast leadership in crisis. Throughout the Great Depression and World War II, Lincoln was invoked countless times as a reminder of America's strength and wisdom, a commanding ideal against which weary citizens could see their own hardships in perspective. But as Barry Schwartz reveals in Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era, those years represent the apogee of Lincoln's prestige. The decades f
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwartz, Barry
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • 973.7092B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.S383 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • Multiculturalism
  • United States
Label
Abraham Lincoln in the post-heroic era : history and memory in late twentieth-century America, Barry Schwartz, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-370) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (411 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226741901
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000721520
  • (EBL)432292
  • (OCoLC)309103065
  • (SSID)ssj0000096213
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11111225
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000096213
  • (PQKBWorkID)10076210
  • (PQKB)11195869
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000121977
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC432292
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000721520
Label
Abraham Lincoln in the post-heroic era : history and memory in late twentieth-century America, Barry Schwartz, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-370) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (411 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226741901
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000721520
  • (EBL)432292
  • (OCoLC)309103065
  • (SSID)ssj0000096213
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11111225
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000096213
  • (PQKBWorkID)10076210
  • (PQKB)11195869
  • (StDuBDS)EDZ0000121977
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC432292
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000721520

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