Reconstruction and Southern Women

Scholars talked about perceptions of women, both white and black, at the end of the Civil War and during the Reconstruction era. Topics… read more

Reconstruction and Southern Women Scholars talked about perceptions of women, both white and black, at the end of the Civil War and during the Reconstruction era. Topics included how movies such as Gone with the Wind and Birth of a Nation have shaped the historical idea of Southern womanhood. They also spoke about how Southern women viewed themselves, as revealed through personal journals of the period.

This event was part of the annual summer conference hosted by the Gettysburg College Civil War Institute. close

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Program ID:
410244-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Aug 27, 2016 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 04, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Aug 27, 2016 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 04, 2016 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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