Abraham Lincoln in the post-heroic era : history and memory in late twentieth-century America /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Schwartz, Barry, 1938-
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
Table of 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.