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 - Dan Gorman - Goodreads
Essential history. A cultural history companion to Eric Foner's works on Reconstruction and Steven Hahn's A Nation Under Our Feet, David Blight's Race and Reunion charts the competing visions of ... Read full review
Review: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American MemoryUser Review - Sarah - Goodreads
An interesting and thorough discussion of the role of race, memory, and war in American politics and history. Blight could be a bit wordy--and Blight clearly likes long, nearly run-on sentences--but ... Read full review