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Sean Conant is an American filmmaker and the writer, director, and producer of the 2015 documentary film The Gettysburg Address. He lives on the New Hampshire seacoast.
Table of Contents
Editor's Note Foreword HAROLD HOLZER
Part I: Influences 1. Classical Democracy and the Gettysburg Address NICHOLAS P. COLE 2. "We Here Highly Resolve": The End of Compromise and the Return to Revolutionary Time ROBERT PIERCE FORBES 3. Democracy at Gettysburg SEAN WILENTZ 4. Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln, and the Gettysburg Address CRAIG L. SYMONDS 5. Theodore Parker, Transcendentalism, and the Gettysburg Address DEAN GRODZINS 6. Death and the Gettysburg Address MARK S. SCHANTZ 7. Shared Suffering and the Way to Gettysburg CHANDRA MANNING 8. Little Note, Long Remember: Lincoln and the Murk of Myth at Gettysburg ALLEN C. GUELZO
Part II: Impacts 9. "A New Birth of Freedom": Emancipation and the Gettysburg Address LOUIS P. MASUR 10. "The Great Task Before Us": Lincoln and Reconstruction GEORGE RUTHERGLEN 11. Immigration and the Gettysburg Address: Nationalism and Equality at the Gates ALISON CLARK EFFORD 12. Engendering the Gettysburg Address: Its Meaning for Women JEAN H. BAKER 13. The Gettysburg Address and Civil Rights RAY ARSENAULT 14. Widely Noted and Long Remembered: The Gettysburg Address Around the World DON H. DOYLE 15. The Search for Meaning in Lincoln's Great Oration THOMAS A. DESJARDIN
Appendix: The Five Copies of The Gettysburg Address Acknowledgments Contributors Index