‘Gone with the Wind’ – a great book?

Tony Badger explores the extraordinary international popularity of Gone with the Wind both as a book and a film and examines the historical accuracy of the book. He examines the white racial attitudes and the account of post-civil war reconstruction in the light of the historiographical orthodoxies of the 1930s the development of Margaret Mitchell from hard-bitten journalist to conservative celebrity. Talk given by Professor Tony Badger, President of the Historical Association. £1 to attend, students free, no need to book, just turn up.

This Portsmouth group is a branch of the History Association. The History Association was formed to bring together people with an interest in history, regardless of training or profession. The group meets once a month between October and the summer and puts on lectures that are open to all. Each lecture costs £1 per talk, students free. To find out more, see: https://www.meetup.com/Portsmouth-History-Meetup/
When
19 Feb 2019 at 7:00pm
until 19 Feb 2019 at 8:30pm
Where
Room 2/07, Park Building, University of Portsmouth
King Henry 1 Street
Portsmouth
PO1 2DZ

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