Gone but Not Forgotten Atlantans Commemorate the Civil War (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Gone but Not Forgotten Atlantans Commemorate the Civil War

Author: Wendy Hamand Venet; Project Muse.
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, [2020] 0000 [2020]
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book examines the ways that Atlantans have remembered the Civil War since 1865. During the Civil War, Atlanta became the second most important city in the Confederacy, after Richmond. Since the end of the war, Atlanta's civic and business leaders promoted its image as a 'Phoenix City' rising from the ashes of General William T. Sherman's wartime destruction. According to this carefully constructed view,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Hamand Venet; Project Muse.
ISBN: 0820358134 9780820358130
OCLC Number: 1196331517
Description: 1 online resource (pages cm)
Contents: Preface: Solomon Luckie and the Lamppost --
The Lost Cause --
The New South --
Sectional Reconciliation in a Time of Racial Tension --
The UDC and the Struggle over Stone Mountain --
Artists, Writers, and Historians of the 1920s-1930s --
The Civil War Centennial --
Shades of Gray.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Wendy Hamand Venet.

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Examines the differing ways that Atlantans have remembered the Civil War since its end in 1865. Wendy Hamand Venet examines the memorialization of the Civil War in Atlanta and who benefits from the  Read more...

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