Am Interview with Richard Fox

Our conversation with Richard Fox, Professor of history at the University of Southern California and recent author of “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History,” now out with W.W. Norton. In this interview, Dr. Fox discusses the political power of Lincoln’s body during his presidency, the significance of Lincoln’s funeral train, and the power of the “enshrined body” and the “national body” in the 150 years since his death.

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WHITE: Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln (2014)

Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln┬áby Jonathan W. White. Louisiana State University Press, 2014. Cloth, IBSN: 978-0807154571. $39.95. Jonathan W. White has a healthy propensity for…