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A secession crisis enigma : William Henry Hurlbert and "The diary of a public man" /
Daniel W. Crofts.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2010.
292 p.
0807135917 (cloth : alk. paper), 9780807135914 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2010.
0807135917 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807135914 (cloth : alk. paper)
contents note
Deciphering "The diary of a public man" -- Proving who wrote the diary -- Young Hurlbert -- Hurlbert the journalist -- Hurlbert and the secession crisis -- A fiction nothing more nor less? -- The Lincoln interviews -- Hurlbert and Ward -- Promoting the diary -- Hurlbert and the world -- Connecting past and present -- Scandal and summation -- Epilogue: "The diary of a public man" and the Lincoln legend -- Appendix: The text of "The diary of a public man."
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Includes index.
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Table of Contents
Previewp. 1
Deciphering "The Diary of a Public Man"p. 7
Proving Who Wrote the Diaryp. 20
Young Hurlbertp. 34
Hurlbert the Journalistp. 49
Hurlbert and the Secession Crisisp. 64
A Fiction-Nothing More nor Less?p. 75
The Lincoln Interviewsp. 99
Hurlbert and Wardp. 119
Promoting the Diaryp. 135
Hurlbert and the Worldp. 153
Connecting Past and Presentp. 180
Scandal and Summationp. 196
Epilogue: "The Diary of a Public Man" and the Lincoln Legendp. 208
Appendix: The Text of "The Diary of a Public Man"p. 217
Acknowledgmentsp. 273
Indexp. 277
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