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David Blight’s Race and Reunion Offers Critical Appraisal of America After the Civil War

January 25, 2001Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—David W. Blight, the Class of 1959 Professor of History and Black Studies at Amherst College, has just published Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory ($29.95, 512 pp., Harvard University Press, Cambridge 2001), a study of how Americans—black and white, from North and South, soldiers and politicians, writers and editors—made sense of America’s most wrenching war.