Cover: The Confederate Battle Flag in PAPERBACK

The Confederate Battle Flag

America’s Most Embattled Emblem

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674019836

Publication Date: 04/30/2006


448 pages

40 halftones

Belknap Press


  • I: Confederate Flag
    • 1. “Emblem of a Separate and Independent Nation”
    • 2. “The War-Torn Cross”
    • 3. “Unfurl the Old Flag”
    • 4. “A Harmless and Rather Amusing Gesture”
  • II: Rebel Flag
    • 5. “The Shadow of States’ Rights”
    • 6. “Keep Your Eyes on those Confederate Flags”
    • 7. “Symbol of the White Race and White Supremacy”
    • 8. “The Perverted Banner”
  • III: Flag Wars
    • 9. “Vindication of the Cause”
    • 10. “The Bitterest Battleground”
    • 11. “They Talk about Diversity, They’re Gonna Get It”
    • 12. “What We Stood For, Will Stand For, and Will Fight For”
    • 13. “You Can’t Erase History”
  • Epilogue: The Second American Flag
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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