The Civil War in popular culture : a reusable past /
In The Civil War in Popular Culture, Jim Cullen explores popular interpretations of the war during the twentieth century, in the process revealing much about the cultural legacy of that conflict.
|Published:||Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1995.|
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- Introduction: History as Culture
- Ch. 1. The Past Keeps Changing: The Civil War in Popular Culture and Academic History, 1830-1930
- Ch. 2. "A Tree Is Best Measured When It's Down": Carl Sandburg, James Randall, and the Usable Pasts of Abraham Lincoln
- Ch. 3. Screening the Book: The Civil War of Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind
- Ch. 4. Reconstructing Dixie: Confederate Mythology in Rock 'n' Roll
- Ch. 5. A Few Good Men: Glory and the Search for a Just War
- Ch. 6. Patriotic "Gore": Jonathan Clarke's Civil War
- Conclusion: The Art of History.