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Memories of War: Visiting Battlefields and Bonefields in the Early American Republic by Thomas A. Chambers (review)

Memories of War: Visiting Battlefields and Bonefields in the Early American Republic by Thomas A.... JOURNAL OF THE EARLY REPUBLIC (Summer 2013) Neal, the history of professional authorship, early republican print circulation, and the literature and culture of the 1820s and 1830s more broadly. Sa r i Al tsc hul er is an assistant professor of English at the University of South Florida. Her work has appeared in Disability Studies Quarterly and the Journal of the Early Republic, and she is currently working on a book about literature and medicine in the early republic. Memories of War: Visiting Battlefields and Bonefields in the Early American Republic. By Thomas A. Chambers. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012. Pp. 232. Cloth, $29.95.) Reviewed by Matthew Dennis Thomas A. Chambers writes, ``Americans love their battlefields'' (ix). In 2010, over 8.5 million walked the grounds of twenty-two battlefields administered by the National Park Service; countless more visited numerous other battlegrounds preserved privately and by state and local governments. Such interest or even veneration, he argues, was not always present. Memories of War: Visiting Battlefields and Bonefields in the Early American Republic explores, essentially, the prehistory of the modern public memory of these sites in the United States--a memory that dates to the era of the Civil War. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Early Republic University of Pennsylvania Press

Memories of War: Visiting Battlefields and Bonefields in the Early American Republic by Thomas A. Chambers (review)

Journal of the Early Republic , Volume 33 (2) – Apr 17, 2013

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JOURNAL OF THE EARLY REPUBLIC (Summer 2013) Neal, the history of professional authorship, early republican print circulation, and the literature and culture of the 1820s and 1830s more broadly. Sa r i Al tsc hul er is an assistant professor of English at the University of South Florida. Her work has appeared in Disability Studies Quarterly and the Journal of the Early Republic, and she is currently working on a book about literature and medicine in the early republic. Memories of War: Visiting Battlefields and Bonefields in the Early American Republic. By Thomas A. Chambers. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2012. Pp. 232. Cloth, $29.95.) Reviewed by Matthew Dennis Thomas A. Chambers writes, ``Americans love their battlefields'' (ix). In 2010, over 8.5 million walked the grounds of twenty-two battlefields administered by the National Park Service; countless more visited numerous other battlegrounds preserved privately and by state and local governments. Such interest or even veneration, he argues, was not always present. Memories of War: Visiting Battlefields and Bonefields in the Early American Republic explores, essentially, the prehistory of the modern public memory of these sites in the United States--a memory that dates to the era of the Civil War.

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Journal of the Early RepublicUniversity of Pennsylvania Press

Published: Apr 17, 2013

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