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The Importance of Local Conditions in the Shaping of the Reception of Lincoln in Europe

The Lincoln Image in Germany

This essay investigates the enduring fascination with the sixteenth President of the United States in Germany. In general, his legacy and its evaluation changed in relation to the determinate historical contexts, beginning with the monarchial system, extending through the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich, and now the Federal Republic of Germany.

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