Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory

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James Oliver Horton, Lois E. Horton
University of North Carolina Press, 2009 - History - 272 pages
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America's slave past is being analyzed as never before, yet it remains one of the most contentious issues in U.S. memory. In recent years, the culture wars over the way that slavery is remembered and taught have reached a new crescendo. From the argument

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Public history, history presented in museums, parks and at historical sites, is the sharp end of scholarship. We Americans know our history. We remember what our parents, grandparents, and teachers ... Read full review

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