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The Resource Lincoln's campaign biographies, Thomas A. Horrocks

Lincoln's campaign biographies, Thomas A. Horrocks

Label
Lincoln's campaign biographies
Title
Lincoln's campaign biographies
Statement of responsibility
Thomas A. Horrocks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
During the 1860 and 1864 presidential campaigns, Abraham Lincoln was the subject of over twenty campaign biographies. In this innovative study, Thomas A. Horrocks examines the role that these publications played in shaping an image of Lincoln that would resonate with voters and explores the vision of Lincoln that the biographies crafted, the changes in this vision over the course of four years, and the impact of these works on the outcome of the elections. Horrocks investigates Lincoln's campaign biographies within the context of the critical relationship between print and politi
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horrocks, Thomas A
Dewey number
  • 973.7092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E457
LC item number
.H828 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Concise Lincoln library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Campaign biography
  • Presidents
  • Presidents
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Campaign biography
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Lincoln's campaign biographies, Thomas A. Horrocks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Cover; Flaps; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Texts, Contexts, and Contests: Politics and Print in the Age of Lincoln; 2. Constructing the Ideal Candidate: Campaign Biographies and Image Making; 3. Promoting Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter: Lincoln's 1860 Campaign Biographies; 4. The 1864 Campaign: The Rail Splitter as Father Abraham; Conclusion: Biographies and Ballots; Acknowledgments; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; Author Biography; Series Statement; Other Books in the Concise Lincoln Library; Back Cover
Control code
876398403
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 148 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809333325
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876398403
Label
Lincoln's campaign biographies, Thomas A. Horrocks
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Cover; Flaps; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Texts, Contexts, and Contests: Politics and Print in the Age of Lincoln; 2. Constructing the Ideal Candidate: Campaign Biographies and Image Making; 3. Promoting Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter: Lincoln's 1860 Campaign Biographies; 4. The 1864 Campaign: The Rail Splitter as Father Abraham; Conclusion: Biographies and Ballots; Acknowledgments; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; Author Biography; Series Statement; Other Books in the Concise Lincoln Library; Back Cover
Control code
876398403
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 148 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809333325
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)876398403

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