Monthly Archives: March 2011

Andrew Johnson by Annette Gordon-Reed

Andrew Johnson by Annette Gordon-Reed published by Henry Holt (2011) Annette Gordon-Reed got a lot of attention the last time she wrote about a president long-rumored to have fathered a child with an enslaved woman. The Hemingses of Monticello: An … Continue reading

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Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory by David Blight

Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory by David Blight published by Harvard University Press (2001) The end of the combat of arms in April 1865 began the combat of memory over the meanings of the American Civil … Continue reading

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