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Cities of the dead : contesting the memory of the Civil War in the South, 1865-1914 / by William A. Blair.

By: Blair, William Alan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Civil War America (Series): Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 250 p.).ISBN: 0807876232 (electronic bk.); 9780807876237 (electronic bk.); 9781469603582 (electronic bk.); 1469603586 (electronic bk.); 9780807828960 (alk. paper); 0807828963 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | Memorials -- Political aspects -- Southern States -- History | Power (Social sciences) -- Southern States -- History | Political culture -- Southern States -- History | Group identity -- Southern States -- History | African Americans -- Southern States -- Anniversaries, etc | Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments | Southern States -- Race relations | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- InfluenceAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Cities of the dead.DDC classification: 973.7/6 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Summary: Exploring the history of Civil War commemorations from both sides of the color line, William Blair places the development of memorial holidays and Emancipation Day celebrations in the context of Reconstruction politics and race relations in the South. His examination demonstrates that the politics of commemoration remain contentious.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-236) and index.

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Exploring the history of Civil War commemorations from both sides of the color line, William Blair places the development of memorial holidays and Emancipation Day celebrations in the context of Reconstruction politics and race relations in the South. His examination demonstrates that the politics of commemoration remain contentious.

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