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Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten : How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War
by Gary W. Gallagher


Overview - More than 60,000 books have been published on the Civil War. Most Americans, though, get their ideas about the war--why it was fought, what was won, what was lost--not from books but from movies, television, and other popular media. In an engaging and accessible survey, Gary W.  Read more...

 
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Overview
More than 60,000 books have been published on the Civil War. Most Americans, though, get their ideas about the war--why it was fought, what was won, what was lost--not from books but from movies, television, and other popular media. In an engaging and accessible survey, Gary W. Gallagher guides readers through the stories told in recent film and art, showing how these stories have both reflected and influenced the political, social, and racial currents of their times.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781469606835
  • ISBN-10: 1469606836
  • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
  • Publish Date: April 2008
  • Page Count: 274

Series: Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era

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Books > Performing Arts > Film - History & Criticism
Books > History > United States - Civil War
Books > Art > Criticism & Theory

 
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