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Troubled commemoration

Robert J. Cook

Troubled commemoration

the American Civil War centennial, 1961-1965

by Robert J. Cook

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge, LA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobert J. Cook.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 300 p. ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22753886M
ISBN 109780807132272

In Troubled Commemoration, Robert J. Cook recounts the planning, organization, and ultimate failure of United States Civil War Centennial and reveals how the broad-based public history extravaganza was derailed by its appearance during the decisive phase of the civil rights movement. The first comprehensive analysis of the U.S. Civil War Centennial, Troubled Commemoration masterfully depicts the episode as an essential window into the political, social, and cultural conflicts of America in the s and confirms that it has much to tell us about the development of the modern South."--Jacket.

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From the Back CoverCited by: Book Description In Troubled Commemoration, Robert J. Cook recounts the planning, organization, and ultimate failure of United States Civil War Centennial and reveals how the broad-based public history extravaganza was derailed by its appearance during the decisive phase of the civil rights movement.

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Troubled Commemoration, Cook explains in his preface, was not conceived originally as another contribution to the growing corpus of literature on historical memory, but, rather, as a specialized investigation of the Civil War's continuing impact on the United States in the mid-twentieth century (ix).

The book. As indicated by the foregoing account, the word “troubled” is a charitable adjective for the commemoration. Given the sectional and racial differences in the United States, marking the centennial may have been a bad idea.

More realistic planning would have anticipated the inevitability of conflicts in the revisiting of the : Alan T. Nolan. • troubled commemoration • Americans never engaged in Civil War activities to the extent that whites did in the early s, but the advent of the centennial furnished them with pow-erful leverage in their intensifying eff orts to close the gap between the promise and the reality of American life.

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Cook argues that the centennial planners overall blundered the opportunity to embrace the true causes and significances of the Civil War during an era in which the country was already embracing social and historical : Jared Frederick. Troubled Commemoration: The American Civil War Centennial, John M.

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In Troubled Commemoration, Robert J. Cook recounts the planning, organization, and ultimate failure of this controversial event and reveals how the broad-based public history extravaganza was derailed by its appearance during the decisive phase of the civil rights movement.

According to historian Robert J. Cook—whose book  Troubled Commemoration  looks at the centennial—an opportunity was seen to create what he calls an “ambitious Cold War pageant”. If you can read only one book: Cook, Robert J. Troubled Commemoration: The American Civil War Centennial, – Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, Robert J.

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