author Ben Cleary : Searching for Stonewall Jackson – PDF EPUB


  • Hardcover
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  • Searching for Stonewall Jackson
  • Ben Cleary
  • en
  • 07 September 2020
  • 9781455535804

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Free download Searching for Stonewall Jackson ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Civil War are toppled and Confederate flags come down Cleary walks the famous battlefields following in the footsteps of his subject as he uestions the legacy of Stonewall Jackson and the South's Lost Cause at a time when the contentions of politics civil rights and social justice are at a fever pitchCombining nuanced authoritative research with deeply personal stories of life in the modern American South SEARCHING FOR STONEWALL JACKSON is a thrilling vivid portrait of a soldier a war and a country still contending with its pa. 3 12 stars Maybe I should have rounded up to 4 stars but the subtitle really bugged me I learned a lot about Stonewall Jackson and his role in the Civil War but there was little to no discussion about a divided America Or does the author mean divided America of 1860 s I took it to mean today he throws in a few comments about statue controversy racial conflict but I feel he still glamorizes the South Confederacy a little too much As a history buff I don t want to stop learning about the past but we have to admit that the Confederacy was wrong and on the losing side of history Library

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Free download Searching for Stonewall Jackson ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Dibly intelligent man But his reputation and mythic status then and now was due to than combat success In a deeply religious age he was revered for a piety that was far beyond the norm How did one man meld his religion with the institution of slavery How did he reconcile it with the business of killing at which he so excelledIn SEARCHING FOR STONEWALL JACKSON historian Ben Cleary examines not only Jackson's life but his own contemplating what it means to be a white Southerner in the 21st century Now as statues commemorating the. Most enjoyable as I read with Google Earth at hand to check locations I resonated with Mr Cleary s observation that he felt an emotional connection to Jackson and his colleagues even as his intellect rebelled at their cause and its justifications Is that the lesson to learn compassion and a moral compass for acts that give all people an eual chance at the good life are important than loyalty to nation

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Free download Searching for Stonewall Jackson ã PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Historian Ben Cleary takes readers beyond the legend of Stonewall Jackson and directly onto the Civil War battlefields on which he fought and where a country once again finds itself at a crossroads Thomas Jonathan Stonewall Jackson was the embodiment of Southern contradictions He was a slave owner who fought and died at least in part to perpetuate slavery yet he founded an African American Sunday School and personally taught classes for almost a decade For all his sternness and rigidity Jackson was a deeply thoughtful and incre. To read a history book about the Southern side of the Civil War is challenging nowadays To read a standard history book a recitation of facts that happened in timely order many years ago can itself be a challenge Ben Cleary has created a book that beats it For those who avoid history books because they can be dry and dare I say it boring he makes Jackson s story approachable by first of all focusing on the two years he led troops during the war and then most effectively by telling the story of those years in digestible bites In between Cleary describes what is now at each place and how he reacts to both the history and the present And this is what makes it so inviting to read this problematic history He does not shy from confronting why this may be problematic He addresses the role of slavery the controversies about statues what our real history teaches us about ourselves By injecting himself and no


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    author Ben Cleary : Searching for Stonewall Jackson – PDF EPUB As someone who is very interested in the Civil War I saw this book on the table at Barnes and Nobles The premise intrigued me so I

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