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Ken Burns's The Civil War : historians respond

Author: Robert Brent Toplin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ken Burns's the Civil War brings together detractors, supporters, and Ken Burns himself in a volume that will inspire readers to look again at this ... documentary, at the way television shows history, and at the Civil War itself"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ken Burns's The Civil War.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605242412
Online version:
Ken Burns's The Civil War.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)605309676
Named Person: Ken Burns; Ken Burns
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Brent Toplin
ISBN: 0195093305 9780195093308
OCLC Number: 32273446
Description: xxvi, 197 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Help from historians / C. Vann Woodward --
Ken Burns's The Civil War as an interpretation of history / Robert Brent Toplin --
How familiarity bred success : military campaigns and leaders in Ken Burns's The Civil War / Gary W. Gallagher --
"Noble women as well" / Catherine Clinton --
Lincoln and Gettysburg : the hero and the heroic place / Gabor S. Boritt --
Ken Burns and the romance of reunion / Eric Foner --
Telling the story : the historian, the filmmaker, and the Civil War / Leon F. Litwack --
Refighting the Civil War / Geoffrey C. Ward --
Four o'clock in the morning courage / Ken Burns.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Brent Toplin.
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"Ken Burns's the Civil War brings together detractors, supporters, and Ken Burns himself in a volume that will inspire readers to look again at this ... documentary, at the way television shows history, and at the Civil War itself"--Jacket.

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