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Race and reunion : the Civil War in American memory

Author: David W Blight
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"No historical event has left as deep an imprint on America's collective memory as the Civil War. In the war's aftermath, Americans had to embrace and cast off a traumatic past. David Blight explores the perilous path of remembering and forgetting, and reveals its tragic costs to race relations and America's national reunion." "Race and Reunion is a history of how the unity of white America was purchased through the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Blight, David W.
Race and reunion.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, ©2001
(DLC) 00042918
(OCoLC)44313386
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Blight
ISBN: 9780674022096 0674022092
OCLC Number: 435530056
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Bancroft Prize 2002
Description: 1 online resource (512 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. The dead and the living --
2. Regeneration and reconstruction --
3. Decoration days --
4. Reconstruction and reconciliation --
5. Soldiers' memory --
6. Soldiers' faith --
7. The literature of reunion and its discontents --
8. The lost cause and causes not lost --
9. Black memory and progress of the race --
10. Fifty years of freedom and reunion.
Responsibility: David W. Blight.
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In 1865, in the aftermath of civil war, the North and South of America began a slow process of reconciliation. This book examines the construction of a culture of reunion during the ensuing decades  Read more...

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