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Colors and Blood: Flag Passions of the Confederate South

by Bonner, Robert E.
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Retail Price: $29.95
Issue: Fall 2003
ISBN: 0691091587

Colors and Blood offers an exploration of the origins and symbolic importance of the Confederate flag. The emotive power of the ubiquitous symbol and its importance in uniting a new country is discussed, as is its function of serving as an image for the Lost Cause cult that emerged following the South's defeat.

review of Colors and Blood: Flag Passions of the Confederate South, by Bonner, Robert E., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2003).