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The Resource Enduring Legacy : Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause, (electronic resource)

Enduring Legacy : Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause, (electronic resource)

Label
Enduring Legacy : Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause
Title
Enduring Legacy
Title remainder
Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Rhetoric and ritual commemorating war has been a part of human culture for ages. In & ldquo;Enduring Legacy, & rdquo; W. Stuart Towns explores the crucial role of rhetoric and oratory in creating and propagating a & ldquo;Lost Cause & rdquo; public memory of the American South. & ldquo;Enduring Legacy & rdquo; explores the vital place of ceremonial oratory in the oral tradition in the South. It analyses how rituals such as Confederate Memorial Day, Confederate veteran reunions, and dedication of Confederate monuments have contributed to creating and sustaining a Lost Cause pa
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Towns, W. Stuart
Dewey number
  • 973.7/13
  • 973.7/13
  • 973.713
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Group identity
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • English language
  • Memory
  • United States
  • Southern States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Southern States
  • Oratory
  • Southern States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Enduring Legacy : Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-163, 165-182) and index
Contents
Introduction; 1. Rhetoric, Celebration, and Ritual: Building a Collective Memory in the Postwar South; 2. Remembering the Confederacy: Ceremony in the Postwar South, 1865-1920s; 3. The Road to Secession and War: The Oratorical Defense of the Confederacy and the Old South; 4. Creating the Myths of the War: Martyrs and Scapegoats of the Confederacy; 5. Creating the Myths of Reconstruction, Redemption, Reconciliation, and the New and Future South: The Rest of the Story; 6. The Persistence of a Myth: The Lost Cause in the Modern South; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn772845452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (210 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385811
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772845452
Label
Enduring Legacy : Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-163, 165-182) and index
Contents
Introduction; 1. Rhetoric, Celebration, and Ritual: Building a Collective Memory in the Postwar South; 2. Remembering the Confederacy: Ceremony in the Postwar South, 1865-1920s; 3. The Road to Secession and War: The Oratorical Defense of the Confederacy and the Old South; 4. Creating the Myths of the War: Martyrs and Scapegoats of the Confederacy; 5. Creating the Myths of Reconstruction, Redemption, Reconciliation, and the New and Future South: The Rest of the Story; 6. The Persistence of a Myth: The Lost Cause in the Modern South; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn772845452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (210 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817385811
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772845452

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