Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites

Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites

by Kevin M. Levin (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442273696
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/20/2017
Series: Interpreting History Series , #14
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 949,052
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Kevin M. Levin is an award-winning historian and educator based in Boston and has taught American history on both the high school and college levels. He has written and lectured widely on the Civil War Era, historical memory, and public history. Over the years he has led numerous professional development workshops for history teachers at Ford's Theatre, the National Park Service, Massachusetts Historical Society and Yale's Gilder-Lehrman Center. He currently serves on the board of directors of the National Council for History Education.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Among the Ruins: Creating and Interpreting the American Civil War in Richmond - Christy S. Coleman
Chapter 2: Billy Yank, not Johnny Reb: Focusing Civil War Exhibits on the Union in Virginia - Mark Benbow
Chapter 3: A Civil War Museum in Kenosha, Wisconsin? - Daniel Joyce, Douglas Dammann, Jennifer Edginton
Chapter 4: Civil War Public History For The Next Generation - James Percoco
Chapter 5: From Tokenism to True Partnership: The National Park Service’s Shifting Interpretation at the Civil War’s Sesquicentennial - John M. Rudy
Chapter 6: New Wine in Old Bottles: Using Historical Markers to Reshape Public Memory of the Civil War - W. Todd Groce
Chapter 7: Commemoration, Conflict, and Constraints: The Saga of the Confederate Flag at the South Carolina State House - Eric Emerson
Chapter 8: Getting to the Heart: The Intersections of Confederate Iconography, Race Relations, and Public History in America - Dina Bailey and Nicole Moore

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