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When David W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation was released in 1915, it was half a century after the end of the American Civil War. The war itself still loomed large in the consciousness of many Americans. Nowhere was this truer than in the eleven states of the defeated Confederacy.

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McEwan, P., Stokes, M. (2023). Introduction. In: Stokes, M., McEwan, P. (eds) In the Shadow of The Birth of a Nation. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-04737-4_1

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