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Auteur(s) : Emerson, Jason (1975-....)  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur

Titre(s) : Giant in the shadows [Texte imprimé] : the life of Robert T. Lincoln / Jason Emerson

Publication : Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2012

Description matérielle : xiv, 600 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

Comprend : Introduction ; "I was born in the Globe Tavern" ; "Is bicarb a swear word" ; "The most profitable [year] of my life" ; "Robert Lincoln has been dubbed the prince of rails!" ; "He is only Mr. Robert Lincoln, of Cambridge" ; "A very dreadful night" ; "I feel utterly without spirit or courage" ; "One of the most promising young men of the West" ; "I am likely to have a great deal of trouble" ; "I am in better shape than most" ; "I have done my duty as I best know" ; "I could have stopped this scheme with little trouble" ; "I don't want to be Minister to England or anywhere else" ; "How many hours of sorrow have I passed in this town" ; "The best Secretary of War since Jefferson Davis" ; "I am not a candidate" ; "I expect only the greatest satisfaction" ; "I don't want to be nobody nor nothink except a Chicago shyster" ; "As much a man of destiny as his lamented father" ; "Minister Lincoln was quietness personified" ; "What would his father say?" ; "I am now a Vermont farmer!" ; "My filial gratitude cannot find adequate expression" ; "I am now enjoying life" ; "He simply went to sleep" ; Epilogue: "His own place in the sun".

Note(s) : Includes bibliographical references (p. 553-584) and index
Emerson, after nearly ten years of research, draws upon previously unavailable materials to offer the first truly definitive biography of the famous lawyer, businessman, and statesman who, much more than merely the son of Americas most famous president, made his own indelible mark on one of the most progressive and dynamic eras in United States history


Sujet(s) : Lincoln, Robert Todd (1843-1926)  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet
Politique et gouvernement -- États-Unis -- 1865-1933  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet


Numéros : ISBN 9780809330553 (alk. paper). - ISBN 0809330555 (alk. paper). - ISBN 9780809390717 (erroné) (ebook). - ISBN 080939071X (erroné) (ebook)

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