Race and Reunion
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 - Kevin Henning - Goodreads
I first became interested in reading Professor David Blight after listening to his course on the Civil War and Reconstruction on iTunes University. This year's intense racial strife in America and the ... Read full review
Review: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American MemoryUser Review - Betty - Goodreads
The common wisdom is that history is written by the victors- this is complicated in the case of an unsuccessful Civil War, when the victors and losers find themselves on the same side, and multiple ... Read full review