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The Resource Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era : History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America, (electronic resource)

Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era : History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America, (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
Creator
Subject
Language
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 following World War II brought radical c
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwartz, Barry
Dewey number
973.7092B
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
ProQuest Ebook Central
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Collective memory
  • Public opinion
  • Representative government and representation
Label
Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era : History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=432292
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 * Ascension: Lincoln in the Great Depression; 2 * Apex: Lincoln in the Second World War; 3 * Transition: Cold War, Racial Conflict, and Contested Images of Lincoln; 4 * Transfiguration: Civil Rights Movement, Vanishing Savior of the Union; 5 * Erosion: Fading Prestige, Benign Ridicule; 6 * Post-Heroic Era: Acids of Equality and the Waning of Greatness; 7 * Inertia: The Enduring Lincoln; Conclusion; Appendices (A-K); Notes; Index;
Control code
u370861
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (411 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780226741901
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL432292
  • (OCoLC)309103065
Label
Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era : History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ezproxy.eui.eu/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=432292
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 * Ascension: Lincoln in the Great Depression; 2 * Apex: Lincoln in the Second World War; 3 * Transition: Cold War, Racial Conflict, and Contested Images of Lincoln; 4 * Transfiguration: Civil Rights Movement, Vanishing Savior of the Union; 5 * Erosion: Fading Prestige, Benign Ridicule; 6 * Post-Heroic Era: Acids of Equality and the Waning of Greatness; 7 * Inertia: The Enduring Lincoln; Conclusion; Appendices (A-K); Notes; Index;
Control code
u370861
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (411 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780226741901
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL432292
  • (OCoLC)309103065

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