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Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory

by Blight, David W.
Publisher: Belknap Press
Retail Price: $16.95
Issue: Summer 2002
ISBN: 0674008197

The politics of memory and the agenda of selected recollection hold center stage in this study. Blight looks at tributes to the dead, the retelling of past battles, and the memoir industry to show that memory and national image influence each other.

review of Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, by Blight, David W., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2002).