Defining Moments: African American Commemoration and Political Culture in the South, 1863-1913: African American Commemoration and Political Culture in the South, 1863-1913 (Google eBook)

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Univ of North Carolina Press, May 1, 2006 - Social Science - 312 pages
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The historical memory of the Civil War and Reconstruction has earned increasing attention from scholars. Only recently, however, have historians begun to explore African American efforts to interpret those events. With "Defining Moments," Kathleen Clark s
  

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Contents

Language that Cannot Be Misunderstood African American Commemoration 18631913
1
The Vanguard of Liberty Must Look into the Past Celebrations of Freedom
13
A Resurrection of Manhood Gendered Reconstruction
56
Has Emancipation Been a Failure? The End of Reconstruction
95
Signs of the Times Making Progress in the PostReconstruction South
133
Bosoms Filled with Hope Collective Representation in the Age of Jim Crow
188
Notes
229
Bibliography
271
Index
295
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