Race and Reunion (Google eBook)
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.
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Review: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American MemoryUser Review - Andrew Forbes - Goodreads
Absolutely a must read for those interested in US history. Read full review
Review: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American MemoryUser Review - Pat - Goodreads
Thoughtful,intense, provocative,challenging, and disturbing...a scholarly insight into how we as a country processed the Civil war in our collective memory and managed, over time, to warp it into ... Read full review