The American Civil War in British Culture
Representations and Responses, 1870 to the Present


Language: Anglais
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This book explores the continuous British fascination with the American Civil War from the 1870s to the present. Analysing the War's place in British political discourse, military writing, intellectual life and popular culture, it traces the sources of Britons' appeal to the American conflict and their use of its representations at home and abroad.

1. The War and the Political Debate about Ireland
2. The Civil War in British Military Thought
3. British Intellectuals and Abraham Lincoln
4. The American Civil War in British Cinemas
5. Civil War Roundtable and Reenactment Societies