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  • Wilshere's career has been blighted by injuries, but the Englishman has bounced back this season.

    —SI.com, "Former Gunner Believes Jack Wilshere Should Be the First Player on Arsenal's Team Sheet,"10 Feb. 2018

  • However, the 2017/18 season has been one that has been blighted by injury for Marchisio, as the Italian international has only made eight appearances.

    —SI.com, "Report: Juventus Fan Favorite Claudio Marchisio Could Be Set for Move to MLS,"24 Jan. 2018

  • The mineral-rich region has been blighted by inter-communal violence for decades, but President Joseph Kabila’s remaining in power beyond his constitutional limit is giving armed groups a new cause to fight for.

    —Bloomberg.com, "Kabila Crisis Fuels Conflict in Eastern Congo as UN Targeted,"20 Dec. 2017

  • Wilshere has had to fight his way back into the first-team fold at Arsenal after a number of troubling injuries had blighted his career in the capital.

    —SI.com, "Arsene Wenger Offers Huge Hint Over Jack Wilshere's Arsenal Future After Liverpool Draw,"23 Dec. 2017

  • Lessons like how to overcome her fears to walk past two giant Rottweilers, but also why one block of the avenue can be teeming with businesses while the next block is blighted and vacant.

    —mary hui, Washington Post, "What city bus systems can tell us about race, poverty and us,"7 Sep. 2017

  • Despite a Liverpool career that has been blighted by injuries, even when he's been fit, Jürgen Klopp has often opted for alternative options.

    —SI.com, "Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Claims Liverpool Striker Would Be a 'Good Fit' at Rivals Tottenham,"22 Dec. 2017

  • Hargreaves' career was blighted by injury, but still managed to pick up an impressive 41 England caps.

    —SI.com, "VIDEO: Owen Hargreaves Reveals How Chance Meeting Convinced Him to Join Man City Over West Brom,"9 Dec. 2017

  • However, this season more than ever before, England's second league has been blighted by a group of clubs with a) rich owners, b) parachute payments, or c) both.

    —SI.com, "FanView: Parachute Payments Hamper Ambitions of Languishing Championship Clubs,"31 Oct. 2017

  • Published by: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2001.Received seven book awards: Bancroft Prize, Abraham Lincoln Prize, Frederick Douglass Prize, and four awards from the Organization of American Historians, including the Merle Curti Awards in intellectual history and social history, the James Rawley Prize for race relations, and the Ellis Hawley Prize for political history.

    No historical event has left as deep an imprint on America's collective memory as the Civil War. In the war's aftermath, Americans had to embrace and cast off a traumatic past. David Blight explores the perilous path of remembering and forgetting, and reveals its tragic costs to race relations and America's national reunion.In 1865, confronted with a ravaged landscape and a torn America, the North and South began a slow and painful process of reconciliation. The ensuing decades witnessed the triumph of a culture of reunion, which downplayed sectional division and emphasized the heroics of a battle between noble men of the Blue and the Gray. Nearly lost in national culture were the moral crusades over slavery that ignited the war, the presence and participation of African Americans throughout the war, and the promise of emancipation that emerged from the war. Race and Reunion is a history of how the unity of white America was purchased through the increasing segregation of black and white memory of the Civil War. Blight delves deeply into the shifting meanings of death and sacrifice, Reconstruction, the romanticized South of literature, soldiers' reminiscences of battle, the idea of the Lost Cause, and the ritual of Memorial Day. He resurrects the variety of African-American voices and memories of the war and the efforts to preserve the emancipationist legacy in the midst of a culture built on its denial.

    Blight's sweeping narrative of triumph and tragedy, romance and realism, is a compelling tale of the politics of memory, of how a nation healed from civil war without justice. By the early twentieth century, the problems of race and reunion were locked in mutual dependence, a painful legacy that continues to haunt us today.


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