John Anderson discusses the musical representation of the American Civil War

On November 12th, Professor John Anderson presents his research on the relationship between music and the politics of the American Civil War. Dixie and John Brown were popular songs that were politicized by the two parties to the conflict and as such represent the ideologies and identities clashing in the war. The representation of the war in these and other songs will be the main focus of the afternoon. Find out more information here.

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