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The Confederate battle flag : America's most embattled emblem

Author: John M Coski
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pursuing the flag's conflicting meanings, Coski suggests how this provocative artifact, which has been viewed with pride, fear, anger, nostalgia, and disgust, might ultimately provide Americans with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Flags
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Coski, John M.
Confederate battle flag.
Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004055407
(OCoLC)57010219
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Coski
ISBN: 9780674029866 0674029860
OCLC Number: 434595718
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Nominated for Charles S. Sydnor Award 2006
Nominated for Merle Curti Award 2006
Nominated for Bancroft Prize 2006
Nominated for Francis Parkman Prize 2006
Nominated for Avery O. Craven Award 2006
Nominated for Herbert Feis Award 2006
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 401 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: I. Confederate flag. "Emblem of a separate and independent nation" ; "The war-torn cross" ; Unfurl the Old Flag" ; "A harmless and rather amusing gesture" --
II. Rebel flag. "The shadow of states' rights" ; "Keep your eyes on those Confederate flags" ; "Symbol of the White race and White supremacy" ; "The perverted banner" --
III. Flag wars. "Vindication of the cause" ; "The bitterest battleground" ; "If they talk about diversity, they're gonna get it" ; "What we stood for, will stand for, and will fight for" ; "You can't erase history" --
Epilogue: The second American flag.
Responsibility: John M. Coski.
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Few emblems in American history have provoked stronger passions than the battle flag of the vanquished Confederacy. To some it symbolizes honor and independence; to others, hatred and slavery. This Read more...

 
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