Series: Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures Ser. (Book 55)
Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: University of Georgia Press (February 1, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.3 inches
Amazon Rank: 4318853
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
In A Late Encounter with the Civil War, Michael Kreyling confronts the changing nature of our relationship to the anniversary of the war that nearly split the United States. When significant anniversaries arrive in the histories of groups such as families, businesses, or nations, their members set aside time to formally remember their shared past. This phenomenon―this social or collective memory―reveals as much about a group’s sense of place in t...