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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Race and Reunion”


Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory. By David W. Blight. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001. One of the most powerful elements of historical study in the last thirty years is the nature of memory. The analysis … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean, 1492-1969”


From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean, 1492-1969. By Eric Williams. New York: Vintage Books, 1970. I visited the Caribbean for the first time in the fall of 2011, and this sparked me to want to learn more … Continue reading

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