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Mrs. Abraham Lincoln : a study of her personality and her influence on Lincoln

Author: W A Evans
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1932, this was the first thoroughly researched biography of Mary Lincoln everwritten, and it remains the most balanced and complete work on this controversial First Lady. Author W.A. Evans challenges the disparaging views of Mary Lincoln that were generally accepted at the time, offering a comprehensive and informed look at a woman whose physical and mental health problems have often been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie 1818-1882
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Evans, W. A. (William Augustus), 1865-1948.
Mrs. Abraham Lincoln.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2010
(DLC) 2009041823
(OCoLC)457767410
Named Person: Mary Todd Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Mary Todd Lincoln
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W A Evans
ISBN: 9780809385607 0809385600
OCLC Number: 782917848
Notes: "First edition published 1932 by Alfred A. Knopf."
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 364, xiii p., [26] p. of plates) : ill.
Contents: Cover; Frontis; Book Title; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1. The Gifts of the Ancestors; 2. Childhood; 3. Youth Builds Her Up; 4. The Training of Maturity; 5. Rounding Out; Gallery of Illustrations; 6. The Peak and a Decline; 7. Taking Toll; 8. Mending Her Fences; 9. Financial Security and Insecurity; 10. The Help and Harm of Politics; 11. Was Religion A Help?; 12. The Influence of Society; 13. The Physical Phases of Her Personality; 14. Her Mental and Personality Qualities; 15. On the Rocks; 16. Mutual Influence; 17. Health; 18. Justice.
Responsibility: by W.A. Evans ; with a foreword by Jason Emerson.

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A biography of Mary Todd Lincoln that challenges the disparaging views of Mary Lincoln which were generally accepted at the time, and offers a look at a woman whose physical and mental health  Read more...

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["Mrs. Abraham Lincoln"] ought to stand on every shelf which holds a biography of Abraham Lincoln, for his great heart would not have wanted adoration for himself without at least justice for Mary. Read more...

 
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