Why Gettysburg Matters

Event Type: Branch

Takes Place: 12th March 2024

Time: 7 p.m.

Venue: Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA

Description: Why is the battle of Gettysburg (1863) the American Civil War battle the best known battle of the American Civil War? And how has it shaped American memory ever since? Adam Smith argues that the memory of Gettysburg is also the story of American national identity.

How to book: The easiest approach is to book tickets online: plymouth.ac.uk/arts-institute Otherwise phone the Arts Institute Plymouth University T: 01752 585050 Or email - theartsinstitute@plymouth.ac.uk

Price: Free for members & students, Visitor tickets: £6.00, concessions £4.00

Tel: 01503 230106

Email: a.cousins345@btinternet.com

Website: www.ha-plymouth.org.uk

Organiser: Alan H. Cousins

Lecturer: Professor Adam Smith, University College, Oxford; Director of the Rothermere American Institute

Region: South-West England

Branch: Plymouth

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