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The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory

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Since the Civil War whites and blacks have struggled over the meanings and uses of the Southern past. Indeed, today's controversies over flying the Confederate flag, renaming schools and streets, and commemorating the Civil War and the civil rights movement are only the latest examples of this ongoing divisive contest over issues of regional identity and heritage. "The Sou ...more
Hardcover, 418 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Belknap Press (first published 2005)
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The book discusses how race has influenced the remembrance of history. Very intriguing.
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Dense, but surprisingly good! I read this for my Intro to Public History class.
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William Fitzhugh Brundage (born 1961) is an American historian, and William B. Umstead Professor of History, at University of North Carolina. He graduated from the University of Chicago, and from Harvard University with an MA and Ph.D, in 1988. Prior to taking up his current position at the University of North Carolina, he taught at Queen's University, and University of Florida.
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