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The Resource Slavery and public history : the tough stuff of American memory, edited by James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton

Slavery and public history : the tough stuff of American memory, edited by James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton

Label
Slavery and public history : the tough stuff of American memory
Title
Slavery and public history
Title remainder
the tough stuff of American memory
Statement of responsibility
edited by James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
306.3/62/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E441
LC item number
.S625 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Horton, James Oliver
  • Horton, Lois E
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Slavery
  • Public history
  • Historic sites
  • United States
Label
Slavery and public history : the tough stuff of American memory, edited by James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A collection of essays that focus on public history and the difficulty that public historians encounter in dealing with the history of American slavery"--Introd
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Coming to terms with slavery in twenty-first-century America / Ira Berlin -- If you don't tell it like it was, it can never be as it ought to be / David W. Blight -- Slavery in American history: an uncomfortable national dialogue / James Oliver Horton -- The last great taboo subject: exhibiting slavery at the Library of Congress / John Michael Vlach -- For whom will the Liberty Bell toll? From controversy to cooperation / Gary B. Nash -- Recovering (from) slavery: four struggles to tell the truth / Joanne Melish -- Avoiding history: Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, and the uncomfortable public conversation on slavery / Lois E. Horton -- Southern comfort levels: race, heritage tourism, and the Civil War in Richmond / Marie Tyler-McGraw -- "A cosmic threat": the National Park Service addresses the causes of the American Civil War / Dwight T. Pitcaithley -- In search of a usable past: neo-Confederates and black Confederates / Bruce Levine -- Epilogue: Reflections / Edward T. Linenthal
Control code
ocm61229821
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 272 p.
Isbn
9781565849600
Lccn
2005052254
Other control number
9781565849600
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Slavery and public history : the tough stuff of American memory, edited by James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton
Publication
Note
"A collection of essays that focus on public history and the difficulty that public historians encounter in dealing with the history of American slavery"--Introd
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Coming to terms with slavery in twenty-first-century America / Ira Berlin -- If you don't tell it like it was, it can never be as it ought to be / David W. Blight -- Slavery in American history: an uncomfortable national dialogue / James Oliver Horton -- The last great taboo subject: exhibiting slavery at the Library of Congress / John Michael Vlach -- For whom will the Liberty Bell toll? From controversy to cooperation / Gary B. Nash -- Recovering (from) slavery: four struggles to tell the truth / Joanne Melish -- Avoiding history: Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, and the uncomfortable public conversation on slavery / Lois E. Horton -- Southern comfort levels: race, heritage tourism, and the Civil War in Richmond / Marie Tyler-McGraw -- "A cosmic threat": the National Park Service addresses the causes of the American Civil War / Dwight T. Pitcaithley -- In search of a usable past: neo-Confederates and black Confederates / Bruce Levine -- Epilogue: Reflections / Edward T. Linenthal
Control code
ocm61229821
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 272 p.
Isbn
9781565849600
Lccn
2005052254
Other control number
9781565849600
Other physical details
ill.

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