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The Resource Lincoln's White House : the people's house in wartime, James B. Conroy

Lincoln's White House : the people's house in wartime, James B. Conroy

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Lincoln's White House : the people's house in wartime
Title
Lincoln's White House
Title remainder
the people's house in wartime
Statement of responsibility
James B. Conroy
Title variation
Lincolns White House
Title variation remainder
the peoples house in wartime
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lincolns White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincolns inauguration in 1861 to his assassination in 1865. We see the constant stream of visitors, from ordinary citizens to visiting dignitaries and diplomats. Relying on fresh research and a character-driven narrative and drawing on untapped primary sources, Conroy takes the reader on a behind-the-scenes tour that provides new insight into how Lincoln lived, led the government, conducted war, and ultimately, unified the country to build a better government of, by, and for the people
Summary
Lincoln’s White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln’s inauguration in 1861 to his assassination in 1865. James Conroy brings to life the people who knew it, from servants to cabinet secretaries
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10540367
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DLC
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Conroy, James B
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • White House (Washington, D.C.)
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • United States
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • ARCHITECTURE
  • HISTORY
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • White House (Washington, D.C.)
  • Politics and government
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the people's house in wartime
Label
Lincoln's White House : the people's house in wartime, James B. Conroy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The painful sense of becoming educated -- A strange mixture of enthusiasm and greed -- Plain and simple in its appointments -- A miscellaneous assortment of life and character -- The White House is turned into barracks -- It is good to look at beauty once in a while -- Ink stained and work worn -- The Republican queen in her white palace -- This is a God forsaken hole -- Flub dubs for that damned old house -- My public opinion baths -- Bright jewels and bright eyes -- Not an American crime -- Bundles and bales -- Like so many greenhead flies -- Crazy and poetry -- I happen temporarily to occupy this big White House -- And everything seemed to weep
Control code
ocn962750198
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 311 pages
Isbn
9781442251342
Lccn
2016051421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40026578702
System control number
(OCoLC)962750198
Label
Lincoln's White House : the people's house in wartime, James B. Conroy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The painful sense of becoming educated -- A strange mixture of enthusiasm and greed -- Plain and simple in its appointments -- A miscellaneous assortment of life and character -- The White House is turned into barracks -- It is good to look at beauty once in a while -- Ink stained and work worn -- The Republican queen in her white palace -- This is a God forsaken hole -- Flub dubs for that damned old house -- My public opinion baths -- Bright jewels and bright eyes -- Not an American crime -- Bundles and bales -- Like so many greenhead flies -- Crazy and poetry -- I happen temporarily to occupy this big White House -- And everything seemed to weep
Control code
ocn962750198
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 311 pages
Isbn
9781442251342
Lccn
2016051421
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40026578702
System control number
(OCoLC)962750198

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