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The Lincoln assassination : crime and punishment, myth and memory

Author: Harold Holzer; Craig L Symonds; Frank J Williams; Lincoln Forum.
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2010.
Series: North's Civil War.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Written at the end of the Lincoln bicentennial year, and the onset of the Civil War sesquicentennial, this book offers studies and arguments about the assassination, its aftermath, the extraordinary public reaction (which was more complex than has been previously believed), and the iconography that Lincoln's murder and deification inspired.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lincoln assassination.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009054038
Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Holzer; Craig L Symonds; Frank J Williams; Lincoln Forum.
ISBN: 9780823240784 0823240789 9780823232284 082323228X 9780823263950 0823263959 9780823249046 0823249042
OCLC Number: 748605942
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 259 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Lincoln's deathbed in art and memory : the "rubber room" phenomenon / Harold Holzer and Frank J. Williams --
Abraham Lincoln's New York City funeral / Richard E. Sloan --
Not everybody mourned Lincoln's death / Thomas P. Lowry --
Lincoln's chief avenger : Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt / Elizabeth D. Leonard --
The Lincoln assassination in law and lore / Frank J. Williams --
Writing history in a vacuum : the Lincoln assassination / Thomas R. Turner --
"Let the stain of innocent blood be removed from the land" : the military trial of the Lincoln conspirators / Edward Steers, Jr. --
Process versus truth in the case of the Lincoln conspiracy / Michael W. Kauffman --
The martyr and the myth : the Lincoln nobody knows / Richard Nelson Current.
Series Title: North's Civil War.
Responsibility: edited by Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams.

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