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Lincoln legends

Edward Steers

Lincoln legends

myths, hoaxes, and confabulations associated with our greatest president

by Edward Steers

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, KY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdward Steers Jr. ; with an introduction by Harold Holzer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 264 p. :
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22764650M
ISBN 109780813124667

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  In The Real Lincoln, author Thomas J. DiLorenzo uncovers a side of Lincoln not told in many history books—and overshadowed by the immense Lincoln legend. Through extensive research and meticulous documentation, DiLorenzo portrays the sixteenth president as a man who devoted his political career to revolutionizing the American form of /5(55). Abraham Lincoln: Lawyer, Leader, Legend Lawyer, Leader, Legend. By Justine Fontes, Ron Fontes. Grades. N. Genre. Non-Fiction This biography of one of the most famous and recognizable American presidents marks DK's commitment to bringing US history-based biographies to the DK Readers series. Averaging 2, to 2, words, these books.

In Lincoln Legends: Myths, Hoaxes, and Confabulations Associated with Our Greatest President, Edward Steers Jr., author of two highly acclaimed books on Lincoln's assassination, raises and analyzes questions about Lincoln in chronological order. Among the things Steers considers are whether Lincoln was born in a cabin, who his real father was. Bill's Kids Books. Live Chat Offline. All Books.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: 1. Written in the tall tale tradition of American literature, this book takes a look at the life and character of Abraham Lincoln through the eyes of those who lived in his time.

A general US history of the period between the American Revolution through the post Civil War, each story concerns a different aspect of the rich history of Abraham Lincoln and the times in which he lived.5/5(3).

The book begins with the fraud that is the Lincoln cabin, the "alleged" birthplace of the President. Its legitimacy is called "Lincoln Legends: Myths, Hoaxes and Confabulations Associated With Our Greatest President" by Edward Steer Jr.

is an excellent addition to any historian's collection of Civil War-related tomes and yet, at the same time, it is easily accessible by non-Lincoln scholars as well/5(13).

"Lincoln Legends: Myths, Hoaxes and Confabulations Associated With Our Greatest President" by Edward Steer Jr. is an excellent addition to any /5(5).

In Lincoln Legends, Steers, author of Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln and several other notable works on the president’s assassination and the conspirators, gives us a delightfully amusing, yet scholarly look at the many bogus tales about Lincoln’s origins, life, loves, and death, as well as some of Lincoln legends book folks connected with these.

The book jacket, designed by Richard Rossiter, has the top part of Lincoln’s head covered with Lincoln legends book stovepipe hat that Lincoln was known for. On the hat is the title, subtitle and author’s name. The tall hat could be seen as symbolically representing the tall tales that Steers examines.

In The Real Lincoln, author Thomas J. DiLorenzo uncovers a side of Lincoln not told in many history books--and overshadowed by the immense Lincoln legend. Through extensive research and meticulous documentation, DiLorenzo portrays the sixteenth president as a man who devoted his political career to revolutionizing the American form of government from one that was very limited in scope and highly Cited by: 3.

Lincoln Legends is a welcome addition to collections of Lincoln books. Notes Don E. and Virginia Fehrenbacher, eds., Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln (Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, ); Douglas L.

Wilson and Rodney O. Davis, eds., Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln (Urbana. The Bone Collector is a thriller novel by Jeffery book introduces the character of Lincoln Rhyme, a quadriplegic forensic criminalist.

It was adapted into a film of the same name in A pilot for a television series based on the novel was ordered by NBC in Though the pilot was made available through some services on January 1,it made its broadcast premiere on Author: Jeffery Deaver.

Moffett has gathered the ghostly legends and lore surrounding Lincoln's life and death and packed them all together in this short book. These are the stories not typically told about Lincoln until now. Stories of Lincoln's ghost wandering are known all over the world/5(3).

In his new book Lincoln Legends: Myths, Hoaxes, and Confabulations Associated With Our Greatest President, Edward Steers takes on 14 of the more interesting—and in at least one case obnoxious—legends surrounding Lincoln. The author of many books on the nation’s 16th president, Steers is eminently qualified for this task.

His reputation as a researcher who strives to portray the truth is well known. Although Steers’ book. As an American icon, Lincoln has been the subject of speculation and inquiry as authors and researchers have examined every aspect— personal and professional —of the president’s life.

In Lincoln Legends, noted historian and Lincoln expert Edward Steers Jr. carefully scrutinizes some of the most notorious tall tales Cited by: 1. Most of Lincoln Legends is directed at buffs attracted by such arcane topics as the provenance of the Lincoln "birthplace" cabin, the final resting place (or more likely, places) of Ann Rutledge, whether Lincoln could have been baptized by immersion in the Sangamon River, and assorted odd notions about the by: 1.

Lincoln legends. [Dianne M Poteat; Lincoln County Historical Society (Lincoln County, Ga.); Lincoln County Library (Lincoln County, Ga.);] -- Contains family files collected by the Genealogy Department of the Lincoln County Library, which consist of biographical and genealogical information about residents of Lincoln County, Georgia.

Also. DIGG THIS After the publication of my book, The Real Lincoln, I continued to research and write on the topic. Among the things I’ve learned since then is that Abraham Lincoln was a far worse tyrant than I portrayed him as being in that book.

A thousand times worse. I’ve also learned that there is only one genuine Lincoln scholar in America — David Donald — and he’s retired. The White House's most famous alleged apparition is that of Abraham Lincoln. One of Mumler's most famous photographs apparently shows Mary Todd Lincoln with the "ghost" of her husband, Abraham Lincoln.

[citation needed] Paranormal researcher Melvyn Willin, in his book Ghosts Caught on Film, claims that the photo was taken around (after Abraham Lincoln's death), and that Mumler did First reported: or The book that received the most mentions was The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War, by Thomas DiLorenzo.

Some brief internet searching revealed that the book is quite controversial and has been charged with gross distortion of history/5. Lincoln was a Northern Republican running for re-election while the country was in the midst of a civil war and needed a Southerner and a Democrat to balance the ticket, hence his choice of.

Lincoln President-Elect is the first book to concentrate on his public stance during these months and the momentous consequences when Abraham Lincoln first demonstrated his determination and leadership.

He rejected compromises urged on him that might have preserved the Union for a little while longer but enshrined slavery for generations. Legends. According to a 14th-century legend, two mischievous creatures called imps were sent by Satan to do evil work on Earth. After causing mayhem in Northern England, the two imps headed to Lincoln Cathedral, where they smashed tables and chairs and tripped up the an angel came out of a book of hymns and told them to stop, one of the imps was brave and started throwing.

The family then moved north across the Ohio River to Indiana, when Lincoln was mother died of milk sickness in and his father remarried the following year. Infearing a milk sickness outbreak along the Ohio River, the Lincoln family moved west, where they settled in the age of 22, Lincoln struck out on his own, making extraordinary efforts to attain knowledge.Books at Amazon.

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Turns out, aside from the main character, the story doesn't have a lot to do with the book's plot line aside from the main character's confusion at times over who he really is. The main character in the book is an ex CIA agent, Martin Odum/5.