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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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An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy by Rick Atkinson

What I’m Reading Now: Freedom by Jonathan Franzen What I Just Finished Reading: An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy by Rick Atkinson published by Holt (2007) An Army at Dawn … Continue reading

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John Winthrop: America’s Forgotten Founder by Francis J. Bremer

What I Just Finished Reading: John Winthrop: America’s Forgotten Founder by Francis J. Bremer published by Oxford University Press (2003) Look, I like the Puritans as much as the next man, but the first third of this book was awfully … Continue reading

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