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The Global Lincoln$
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Richard Carwardine and Jay Sexton

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195379112

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.001.0001

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“That Great and Gentle Soul”

“That Great and Gentle Soul”

Images of Lincoln in Latin America

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(p.206) 12 “That Great and Gentle Soul”
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The Global Lincoln
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Nicola Miller

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379112.003.0012

This chapter examines the image, reception, and reputation of Abraham Lincoln in Latin America. It describes the three representations of Lincoln associated with different historical periods. These include Lincoln's image as a nation-builder during the Civil War decade, as a natural man in the late nineteenth century and as americanista or an advocate of shared modern republican values throughout the Americas during the era of the Good Neighbor Policy in the 1930s and 1940s. It also discusses Latin American interpretation of his assassination as martyrdom which prompted public expressions of mourning, especially in Cuba, Argentina, and Chile.

Keywords:   Abraham Lincoln, Latin America, nation-builder, americanista, republican values, martyrdom, assassination, Civil War, Good Neighbor Policy

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