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The memory of the Civil War in American culture

Alice Fahs Alice Fahs; Joan Waugh

Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press c2004

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  • Title:
    The memory of the Civil War in American culture
  • Author: Alice Fahs
  • Alice Fahs; Joan Waugh
  • Subjects: Civil war; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Historiography; Electronic books
  • Contents: Contents; Index; Introduction; Ulysses S. Grant, Historian; Shaping Public Memory of the Civil War: Robert E. Lee, Jubal A. Early, and Douglas Southall Freeman; Long-Legged Yankee Lies: The Southern Textbook Crusade; Remembering the Civil War in Children's Literature of the 1880s and 1890s; Decoration Days: The Origins of Memorial Day in North and South; The Monumental Legacy of Calhoun; Is the War Ended?: Anna Dickinson and the Election of 1872; The Election of 1896 and the Restructuring of Civil War Memory
    You Can't Change History by Moving a Rock: Gender, Race, and the Cultural Politics of Confederate MemorializationCivil War, Cold War, Civil Rights: The Civil War Centennial in Context, 1960–1965; Epilogue: The Geography of Memory; Contributors;
    The Civil War retains a powerful hold on the American imagination, with each generation since 1865 reassessing its meaning and importance in American life. This volume collects twelve essays by leading Civil War scholars who demonstrate how the meanings of the Civil War have changed over time.
    Description based upon print version of record.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press
  • Creation Date: c2004
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (297 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0-8078-7581-3
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 476236267
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913745913802931

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