Ken Burns's The Civil War : historian's respond / edited by Robert Brent Toplin

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Subjects: Civil War (Television program)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Motion pictures and the war
Civil War (Television program)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Introduction / Robert Brent Toplin
1. Help From Historians / C. Vann Woodward 3
2. Ken Burns's The Civil War as an Interpretation of History / Robert Brent Toplin 17
3. How Familiarity Bred Success: Military Campaigns and Leaders in Ken Burns's The Civil War / Gary W. Gallagher 37
4. "Noble Women as Well" / Catherine Clinton 61
5. Lincoln and Gettysburg: The Hero and the Heroic Place / Gabor S. Boritt 81
6. Ken Burns and the Romance of Reunion / Eric Foner 101
7. Telling the Story: The Historian, the Filmmaker, and the Civil War / Leon F. Litwack 119
8. Refighting the Civil War / Geoffrey C. Ward 141
9. Four O'Clock in the Morning Courage / Ken Burns 153
Notes 185
About the Authors 195
Additional Authors: Toplin, Robert Brent, 1940-
Notes: LCCN: 95012190
ISBN: 0195093305 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references
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 / Geofrey C. Ward -- Four o'clock in the morning courage / Ken Burns
Physical Description: xii, 197 p. ; 22 cm
OCLC Number: 32273446
ISBN/ISSN: 0195093305

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