Lincoln’s Legacy: Nation Building, Democracy, and the Question of Race and Civil Rights / History and Literature in Film.

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Table of Contents

Preface
by Hans-Jürgen Grabbe

Lincoln’s Legacy: Nation Building, Democracy, and the Question of Race and
Civil Rights (American Studies Journal 53, Revised Edition)

Introduction to ASJ 53
by Jörg Nagler

Abraham Lincoln’s Attitudes on Slavery and Race
by Jörg Nagler

Evangelical Religion and Evangelical Democracy: Lincoln’s Legacy
by David Goldfield

Lincoln’s Image in the American Schoolbook
by David Goldfield

Fiction as Re-Construction of History: Narratives of the Civil War in
American Literature
by Reinhard Isensee

The Social and Cultural Construction of Abraham Lincoln in U.S. Movies and
on U.S. TV
by John Dean

History and Literature in Film

Adapting History and Literature into Movies
by John Dean

The Mechanics of Books versus the Mechanics of Movies
by John Dean

Teaching American History and the Movie Amistad (1997)
by Christine Meißner