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Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War, Large Print Ed
     

Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War, Large Print Ed

by Gary W. Gallagher
 

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ISBN-10: 0807866121

ISBN-13: 2900807866121

Pub. Date: 04/07/2008

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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,

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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:
2900807866121
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
04/07/2008
Series:
Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era Series
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
288

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