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Reference Books about Lincoln
The Abraham Lincoln EncyclopediaStudents of Lincoln consider this volume as an indispensable reference guide to the people and issues in Lincoln's life. Easy to use and superbly written by historian Mark E. Neely, Jr., it also contains more than 300 illustrations.
Basler, Roy P. The Lincoln Legend. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1935.
Bray, Robert. Reading with Lincoln. Southern Illinois University Press, 2010.
Burkhimer, Michael. 100 Essential Lincoln Books. Cumberland House, 2003.
Burton, Orville V. The Age of Lincoln. Hill and Wang, 2007.
Bush, Harold K., Jr. Lincoln in His Own Time. University of Iowa Press, 2011.
Fehrenbacher, Don E. and Virginia Fehrenbacher. Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln. Stanford University Press, 1996.
Kostyal, Karen. Abraham Lincoln's Extraordinary Era. National Geographic, 2009.
Leidner, Gordon. Abraham Lincoln: The Complete Books of Facts, Quizzes and Trivia. White Mane Publishing, 2001.
Maihafer, Harry J. War of Words: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Press. Brasseys, Inc., 2002
Meirs, Earl S. Lincoln Day by Day. Dayton: Morningside House, 1991.
Mitgang, Herbert ed. Abraham Lincoln: A Press Portrait. Fordham University Press, 2000.
Oldham, Pamela and Bean-McMath, Meredith. The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Legacy of Lincoln. Alpha Books, 2005.
Peterson, Merrill D. Lincoln in American Memory. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Prokopowicz, Gerald J. Did Lincoln Own Slaves? And Other Frequently Asked Questions about Abraham Lincoln. Pantheon, 2008.
Schwartz, Barry. Abraham Lincoln and the Forge of National Memory. University of Chicago Press, 2000.
Schwartz, Barry. Abraham Lincoln and the Post-Heroic Era. University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Steers, Edward Jr. Lincoln Legends: Myths, Hoaxes, and Confabulations Associated With Our Greatest President. Unversity Press of Kentucky, 2007.
Thomas, Benjamin P. Portrait for Posterity: Lincoln and His Biographers. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1947.
Wilson, Douglas L. and Davis, Rodney O. Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998.
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