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Standing soldiers, kneeling slaves : race, war, and monument in nineteenth-century America / Kirk Savage.

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Author/Creator:
Savage, Kirk, 1958-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
1997
Imprint:
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1997.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 270 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-257) and index.
Publisher's Summary:
An exploration of how the history of slavery and its violent end in the American Civil War was told in monuments. This text shows that the greatest era of monument building in American history arose amidst struggles over race, gender and collective memory.
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ISBN:
069101616X
9780691016160

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