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Title The Mary Lincoln enigma : historians on America's most controversial First Lady / edited by Frank J. Williams and Michael Burkhimer

Publ Info Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2012]
 RWU Main Library  E457.25.L55 M37 2012    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  E457.25.L55 M37 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction / Frank J. Williams -- There's something about Mary: Mary Lincoln and her siblings / Stephen Berry -- Mary Lincoln, race, and slavery / Brian Dirck -- Life at Eighth and Jackson / Richard Lawrence Miller -- "An unladylike profession": Mary Lincoln's preparation for greatness / Kenneth J. Winkle -- William H. Herndon and Mary Todd Lincoln / Douglas L. Wilson -- "I am so fond of sightseeing": Mary Lincoln's travels up to 1865 / Wayne C. Temple -- Fashion plate or trendsetter? / Donna McCreary -- The reports of the Lincolns' political partnership have been greatly exaggerated / Michael Burkhimer -- A psychiatrist looks at Mrs. Lincoln / James S. Brust -- "I miss Bob, so much": Mary Lincoln's relationship with her oldest son / Jason Emerson -- Mary Lincoln among the novelists: fictional interpretations of the First Lady / Richard W. Etulain -- "I look too stern": Mary Lincoln and her image in the graphic arts / Harold Holzer -- Epilogue: the compelling Mrs. Lincoln / Catherine Clinton
LC subject Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Family
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography
Add Author Williams, Frank J
Burkhimer, Michael, 1973-
ISBN 9780809331246 (cloth : alk. paper)
0809331241 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780809331253 (ebook)
080933125X (ebook)