9780190227456

The Gettysburg Address Perspectives on Lincoln's Greatest Speech

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    9780190227456

  • ISBN10:

    0190227451

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/22/2015
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Author Biography


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

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