Caroline E. Janney's Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial PDF

By Caroline E. Janney

ISBN-10: 0807872253

ISBN-13: 9780807872253

instantly after the Civil conflict, white girls around the South geared up to retrieve the continues to be of accomplice squaddies. In Virginia on my own, those girls' Memorial institutions (LMAs) relocated and reinterred the continues to be of greater than 72,000 squaddies. hard the concept that southern white girls have been peripheral to the misplaced reason move till the Nineties, Caroline Janney restores those ladies because the earliest creators and purveyors of accomplice culture. lengthy sooner than nationwide teams similar to the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the United Daughters of the Confederacy have been validated, Janney exhibits, neighborhood LMAs have been incomes sympathy for defeated Confederates. Her exploration introduces new ways that gender performed a necessary function in shaping the politics, tradition, and society of the overdue nineteenth-century South.

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