by Russell William
From the publisher:
Civil War Films for Teachers and Historians discusses teaching the Civil War through film. The book is comprised of four chapters that examine various topics surrounding effective methods in teaching the Civil War through the use of film.
Topics in this book include the appropriate method for incorporating film into the curriculum, relevant legal issues surrounding film use, educational benefits of film use, and a brief history of the Civil War on film.
The heart of the book includes a detailed filmography of nearly 100 movies that pertain to the Civil War. In addition, the book includes a detailed interview with James McPherson, the Pulitzer Prize winning author of Battle Cry Freedom: The Civil War Era.
William B. Russell III is Assistant Professor of Social Science Education at the University of Central Florida. He earned his Ph.D. in Social Science Education from Florida State University. Dr. Russell has authored numerous refereed articles in professional journals, and is the author of Using Film in the Social Studies published by University Press of America.