The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture

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Alice Fahs, Joan Waugh
Univ of North Carolina Press, 2004 - History - 286 pages
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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 o
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Remembering the Civil War
79
The Monumental Legacy of Calhoun
145
The Election of 1896 and the Restructuring of Civil War Memory
180
The Geography of Memory
258
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About the author (2004)

Alice Fahs is associate professor of history at the University of California, Irvine, and author of The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861-1865.

Joan Waugh is associate professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, and author of Unsentimental Reformer: The Life of Josephine Shaw Lowell.

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