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Down along with that devil's bones : a reckoning with monuments, memory, and the legacy of white supremacy / Connor Towne O'Neill.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library 322.42 (Text) 33062009352320 New Adult Non-Fiction Checked Out 11/07/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616209100
  • ISBN: 1616209100
  • Physical Description: 262 pages : 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, [2020]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue -- Forrest lost and found: Selma. A pronouncement of war ; The First Battle of Selma ; Monument is now headless ; Deo vindice ; From Civil War to Civil Rights -- Forrest in the age of Confederate reproduction: Murfreesboro. Laying Forrest low ; We have a choice ; The marshmallow wonderland of the past ; Palliatives ; A letter to the editor ; The way of Forrest ; More Gump than Bedford ; A flag in war -- This is us: Nashville. At the foot of the ugliest Confederate memorial ; Same as it ever was ; The resistance ; This is us -- Down along with that devil's bones: Memphis. A symbol of everything we are fighting every day ; The dead bury their dead ; The dead bury their dead again ; The mountaintop ; A preponderance of goodwill ; Remember Fort Pillow ; The weight ; "Yeah but..." ; Re-membering -- Epilogue: The two-face god: Montgomery.
Summary, etc.:
"A journalist's memoir-plus-reporting about modern-day conflicts over Southern monuments to Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate hero and original leader of the Ku Klux Klan, as well as a personal examination of the legacy of white supremacy through the US today, tracing the throughline from Appomattox to Charlottesville"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877.
Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
Generals > Confederate States of America > Biography.
White supremacy movements > Southern States > History.
Soldiers' monuments > Southern States.
Genre: Biographies.

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