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Steers, Edward Jr 1937-

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Works: 27 works in 84 publications in 1 language and 10,842 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Folklore  Legends  Biography  Diaries  Encyclopedias  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: E457.5, 973.7092
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Publications about Edward Steers
Publications by Edward Steers
Most widely held works by Edward Steers
Lincoln legends myths, hoaxes, and confabulations associated with our greatest president by Edward Steers( file )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 2,407 libraries worldwide
The folklore surrounding history's towering figures often overshadows actual scholarship, both in terms of quantity and in terms of prevalence in the public consciousness. As one might expect with a revered national icon, nearly every facet of Abraham Lincoln's life has been subject to mythmaking as well as academic inquiry of widely varying quality and accuracy. In Lincoln Legends, noted historian and Lincoln expert Edward Steers Jr. carefully scrutinizes some of the most notorious tall tales and distorted ideas about America's sixteenth President
Blood on the moon : the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Edward Steers( Book )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 2,337 libraries worldwide
Draws upon primary sources to chronicle the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln and debunk myths that have shrouded the event, covering the planning of the murder and the investigation and executions that followed it
The Lincoln assassination conspirators their confinement and execution, as recorded in the letterbook of John Frederick Hartranft by Edward Steers( file )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,513 libraries worldwide
"On May 1, 1865, two weeks after Abraham Lincoln's assassination, recently inaugurated president Andrew Johnson appointed John Frederick Hartranft to command the military prison at the Washington Arsenal, where the U.S. government had just incarcerated the seven men and one woman accused of complicity in the shooting. From that day through the execution of four of the accomplices, the Pennsylvania-born general held responsibility for the most notorious prisoners in American history. A strict adherent to protocol, Hartranft kept a meticulously detailed account of his experiences in the form of a letterbook. In The Lincoln Assassination Conspirators, noted Lincoln scholars Edward Steers, Jr., and Harold Holzer, in partnership with the National Archives, present this fascinating historical record for the first time with contextual materials and expert annotations, providing a remarkable glimpse behind the scenes of the assassination's aftermath."--Inside jacket
The trial the assassination of President Lincoln and the trial of the conspirators by Edward Steers( file )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,468 libraries worldwide
"In this reprint edition of Pitman's original 1865 version, eight leading assassination scholars provide commentary designed to guide the leader through the 402 pages of testimony by focusing on the relevant testimony as it relates to each defendant"--Preface
The Lincoln assassination the evidence ( file )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
Microcopy 599 in the War Department's files contains evidentiary documents concerning the Lincoln assassination and the conspirators involved. "Making the file available in printed form will make this fascinating historical data more readily accessible to a much wider audience than ever before."-Introduction
Hoax Hitler's diaries, Lincoln's assassins, and other famous frauds by Edward Steers( file )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 877 libraries worldwide
Investigates six of history's biggest frauds, looking at how the hoaxes were carried out and what continued belief in them reveals about society's understanding of history
The Lincoln assassination encyclopedia by Edward Steers( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
The first book of its kind, this volume is a truly exhaustive reference to the Lincoln assassination. Illustrated with 150 photos, many of which have never been published before, the encyclopedia contains all of the known information that relates to this infamous event
Lincoln's assassination by Edward Steers( file )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
For 150 years, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln has fascinated the American people. Relatively few academic historians, however, have devoted study to it, viewing the murder as a side note tied to neither the Civil War nor Reconstruction. Over time, the traditional story of the assassination has become littered with myths, from the innocence of Mary Surratt and Samuel Mudd to John Wilkes Booth's escape to Oklahoma or India, where he died by suicide several years later. In this succinct volume, Edward Steers, Jr. sets the record straight, expertly analyzing the historical evidence to explai
His name is still Mudd : the case against Doctor Samuel Alexander Mudd by Edward Steers( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
The escape and capture of John Wilkes Booth by Edward Steers( Book )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Lincoln a pictorial history by Edward Steers( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln in the District of Columbia by Edward Steers( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Lincoln lessons reflections on America's greatest leader by Frank J Williams( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
In Lincoln Lessons, seventeen of today' s most respected academics, historians, lawyers, and politicians provide candid reflections on the importance of Abraham Lincoln in their intellectual lives. Their essays, gathered by editors Frank J. Williams and William D. Pederson, shed new light on this political icon' s remarkable ability to lead and inspire two hundred years after his birth. Collected here are glimpses into Lincoln' s unique ability to transform enemies into steadfast allies, his deeply ingrained sense of morality and intuitiv
The "quotable" Lincoln : a selection from the writings and speeches of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Don't you know there's a war on? : life on the home front during World War II by Edward Steers( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The escape and capture of George A. Atzerodt by Edward Steers( Book )
in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Lincoln : a pictorial history by Edward Steers( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Conspiracy? ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Theorists Edward Steers Jr. and Charles Higham present their controversial ideas about Lincoln's death
The day they died ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Deathbed stories of some of history's most famous figures highlight this multi-faceted look at life's last step
 
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