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Title Past imperfect : history according to the movies / general editor, Mark C. Carnes ; edited by Ted Mico, John Miller-Monzon, and David Rubel ; [maps, Alan Irikura].
Imprint New York : H. Holt ; Markham, Ont. : Published in Canada by Fitzhenry & Whiteside, [1996]
Edition First Owl book edition.

Subject Historical films -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures and history.
Alt Name Carnes, Mark C. (Mark Christopher), 1950-
Add Title History according to the movies
Description 320 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm
Edition First Owl book edition.
Note "An Owl Book."
"A Society of American Historians book."
"An Agincourt Press book"--T.p. verso.
Originally issued in hardcover: 1995.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0805037608 (pbk.) : $17.95 (U.S.)
OCLC # 35920363
Table of Contents
 A Conversation Between Eric Foner and John Sayles11
 Jurassic Park / Stephen Jay Gould30
 The Ten Commandments / Alan F. Segal36
 Spartacus / W. V. Harris40
 Julius Caesar / Michael Grant44
 Henry V: Two Films / Anthony Lewis48
 Joan of Arc: Three Films / Gerda Lerner54
 Christopher Columbus: Two Films / Carla Rahn Phillips, William D. Phillips, Jr.60
 Anne of the Thousand Days / Antonia Fraser66
 A Man for All Seasons / Richard Marius70
 Aguirre, the Wrath of God / Stephen Minta74
 Black Robe / James Axtell78
 The Last of the Mohicans / Richard White82
 The Scarlet Empress / Carolly Erickson86
 1776 / Thomas Fleming90
 Drums Along the Mohawk / Anthony F. C. Wallace94
 Mutiny on the Bounty / Greg Dening98
 Danton / Robert Darnton104
 The Buccaneer: Two Films / Sean Wilentz110
 The Alamo / Marshall De Bruhl116
 The Charge of the Light Brigade / Richard Slotkin120
 The Young Lincoln: Two Films / Mark E. Neely, Jr.124
 Glory / James M. McPherson128
 Gone with the Wind / Catherine Clinton132
 The Birth of a Nation / Leon F. Litwack136
 The Molly Maguires / J. Anthony Lukas142
 They Died with Their Boots on / Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.146
 Fort Apache / Dee Brown150
 The Tale of Wyatt Earp: Seven Films / John Mack Faragher154
 Khartoum / David Levering Lewis162
 Murder by Decree / David Cannadine166
 Freud / Peter Gay170
 Young Winston / William Manchester174
 Hester Street / Joyce Antler178
 Gallipoli / Kenneth T. Jackson182
 World War I: Five Films / Tom Wicker186
 Reds / Christine Stansell192
 Rosa Luxemburg / John Patrick Diggins196
 The Front Page / Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.200
 Matewan / Eric Foner204
 Shanghai Express / Jonathan D. Spence208
 Houdini / John F. Kasson212
 Sullivan's Travels / Gore Vidal216
 Bonnie and Clyde / Nancy F. Cott220
 The Grapes of Wrath / Alan Brinkley224
 Tora! Tora! Tora! / Akira Iriye228
 PT 109 / Richard Reeves232
 The Longest Day / Stephen E. Ambrose236
 Patton / Paul Fussell242
 Fat Man and Little Boy / Mark C. Carnes246
 The Human Condition / Carol Gluck250
 Gandhi / Geoffrey C. Ward254
 Tea and Sympathy / George Chauncey258
 The Long Walk Home / Jacqueline Jones262
 Dr. Strangelove / Paul Boyer266
 JFK / Stanley Karnow270
 Mississippi Burning / William H. Chafe274
 Malcolm X / Clayborne Carson278
 Apollo 13 / Andrew Chaikin284
 Apocalypse Now / Frances FitzGerald288
 All the President's Men / William E. Leuchtenburg292
 Nixon / Bob Woodward296
 The Emperor's Last Review / Simon Schama300
 A Conversation Between Mark Carnes and Oliver Stone305
 The Contributors313

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