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The Resource Lincoln's body : a cultural history, Richard Wightman Fox

Lincoln's body : a cultural history, Richard Wightman Fox

Label
Lincoln's body : a cultural history
Title
Lincoln's body
Title remainder
a cultural history
Statement of responsibility
Richard Wightman Fox
Title variation
Lincolns body
Title variation remainder
a cultural history
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lincoln's Body explores how a president ungainly in body and downright "ugly" of aspect came to mean so much to us.The very roughness of Lincoln's appearance made him seem all the more common, one of us—as did his sense of humor about his own awkward physical nature
Writing style
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10395902
Cataloging source
DLC
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1945-
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Fox, Richard Wightman
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Political culture
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a cultural history
Label
Lincoln's body : a cultural history, Richard Wightman Fox
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The public body (1840/1865) -- Lincoln's body politic -- Last words, last breath -- The martyr and his relics -- African Americans and their emancipator -- Rolling funeral, living corpse -- Part II. The enshrined body (1865/1909) -- The first Lincoln memorials -- Monuments for the ages -- Black emancipation, White reunion -- Celebrating the Centenary of 1909 -- Part III. The national body (1909/2015) -- Solidifying the Lincoln cult: two memorials -- The hero on screen, from Griffith to Gage -- Inwhose symbolic shadow we stand -- Reviving the emancipator -- Lincoln sightings at the bicentenary: Obama, Disney, Spielberg
Control code
20374721
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 416 pages
Isbn
9780393065305
Lccn
2014036402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(DLC)880566154
Label
Lincoln's body : a cultural history, Richard Wightman Fox
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 342-385) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. The public body (1840/1865) -- Lincoln's body politic -- Last words, last breath -- The martyr and his relics -- African Americans and their emancipator -- Rolling funeral, living corpse -- Part II. The enshrined body (1865/1909) -- The first Lincoln memorials -- Monuments for the ages -- Black emancipation, White reunion -- Celebrating the Centenary of 1909 -- Part III. The national body (1909/2015) -- Solidifying the Lincoln cult: two memorials -- The hero on screen, from Griffith to Gage -- Inwhose symbolic shadow we stand -- Reviving the emancipator -- Lincoln sightings at the bicentenary: Obama, Disney, Spielberg
Control code
20374721
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 416 pages
Isbn
9780393065305
Lccn
2014036402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(DLC)880566154

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