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The Resource Lincoln legends : myths, hoaxes, and confabulations associated with our greatest president, Edward Steers Jr. ; with an introduction by Harold Holzer

Lincoln legends : myths, hoaxes, and confabulations associated with our greatest president, Edward Steers Jr. ; with an introduction by Harold Holzer

Label
Lincoln legends : myths, hoaxes, and confabulations associated with our greatest president
Title
Lincoln legends
Title remainder
myths, hoaxes, and confabulations associated with our greatest president
Statement of responsibility
Edward Steers Jr. ; with an introduction by Harold Holzer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steers, Edward
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • Legends
  • Folklore
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Folklore
  • Legends
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Lincoln legends : myths, hoaxes, and confabulations associated with our greatest president, Edward Steers Jr. ; with an introduction by Harold Holzer
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The birthplace cabin -- Lincoln's father -- Abe and Ann -- Ann Rutledge's resting place -- Was Lincoln baptized? -- The mole in the White House -- You can fool all of the people some of the time -- The world will little note -- The "lost" draft of the Gettysburg Address -- The gay Lincoln myth -- Noble American or deceptive doctor? -- The missing pages from Booth's diary -- Peanut John -- The man who never was
Control code
ocn173611169
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 264 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813172750
Lccn
2007019871
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hfkzt
  • 20668c5a-b3e6-4298-88ff-1a4b6ec0119e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173611169
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Lincoln legends : myths, hoaxes, and confabulations associated with our greatest president, Edward Steers Jr. ; with an introduction by Harold Holzer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The birthplace cabin -- Lincoln's father -- Abe and Ann -- Ann Rutledge's resting place -- Was Lincoln baptized? -- The mole in the White House -- You can fool all of the people some of the time -- The world will little note -- The "lost" draft of the Gettysburg Address -- The gay Lincoln myth -- Noble American or deceptive doctor? -- The missing pages from Booth's diary -- Peanut John -- The man who never was
Control code
ocn173611169
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 264 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813172750
Lccn
2007019871
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hfkzt
  • 20668c5a-b3e6-4298-88ff-1a4b6ec0119e
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)173611169
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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