Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory
ISBN: 0674008197
EAN13: 9780674008199
Language: English
Pages: 528
Edition: Revised
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Belknap Press

Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory

Book Overview
In this history, Blight delves deeply into the shifting meanings of death and sacrifice, Reconstruction, soldiers' reminiscences of battle, the idea of the Lost Cause, the ritual of Memorial Day, and resurrects African-American voices and memories of the Civil War. 32 halftones.