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Author Towns, W. Stuart, 1939-
Title Enduring legacy [electronic resource] : rhetoric and ritual of the lost cause / W. Stuart Towns.
Publication Info. Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2012.
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Description xvii, 190 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Rhetoric, celebration, and ritual: building a collective memory in the postwar South -- Remembering the Confederacy: ceremony in the postwar South, 1865-1920s -- The road to secession and war: the oratorical defense of the Confederacy and the Old South -- Creating the myths of the war: martyrs and scapegoats of the Confederacy -- Creating the myths of Reconstruction, redemption, reconciliation, and the new and future South: the rest of the story -- The persistence of a myth: the lost cause in the modern South.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Group identity -- Southern States.
Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
English language -- Southern States -- Rhetoric.
Memory -- Social aspects -- Southern States.
Oratory -- Southern States -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
Southern States -- Civilization.
Confederate States of America -- History.
Southern States -- Languages -- History.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780817317522 (trade cloth alk. paper)
9780817385811 (e-book)
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