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How The South Wrote The History Of The Civil War

How The South Wrote The History Of The Civil War

If history is written by the victors, then post-Civil War America is a rare exception to the rule, argues Chara Bohan. Last year, Bohan and her collaborators, including doctoral fellow Wade Morris, analyzed history textbooks published in the decades after Reconstruction and found the “Lost Cause narrative,” which advocates a heroic view of the Confederacy, not only predominated in Southern...

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How The South Wrote The History Of The Civil War

If history is written by the victors, then post-Civil War America is a rare exception to the rule, argues Chara Bohan. Last year, Bohan and her collaborators, including doctoral fellow Wade Morris, analyzed history textbooks published in the decades after...

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