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Kirtland Community College Library E 457.25 .L55 M33 2015 30775305522097 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781138786806
  • ISBN: 1138786802
  • ISBN: 9781138786813
  • ISBN: 1138786810
  • ISBN: 9781315767055
  • Physical Description: print
    200 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- PART I. MARY LINCOLN -- Mary Ann Todd -- From Mary Todd to Mary Lincoln -- Mrs. Abraham Lincoln -- Mrs. President Lincoln -- The widow Lincoln -- Epilogue -- PART II. DOCUMENTS.
Summary, etc.: "One of America's most compelling First Ladies, Mary Lincoln possessed a unique vantage point on the events of her time, even as her experiences of the constraints of gender roles and the upheaval of the Civil War reflected those of many other women. The story of her life presents a microcosm through which we can understand the complex and dramatic events of the nineteenth century in the United States, including vital issues of gender, war, and the divisions between North and South. The daughter of a southern, slave-holding family, Mary Lincoln had close ties to people on both sides of the war. Her life shows how the North and South were interconnected, even as the country was riven by sectional strife. In this concise narrative, Stacy Pratt McDermott presents an evenhanded account of this complex, intelligent woman and her times"--
Subject: Lincoln, Mary Todd 1818-1882
Lincoln, Abraham 1809-1865 Family
Presidents' spouses United States Biography
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