Event 

Title:
Reading Group
When:
Monday, May 20, 2019  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where:
Research Library Meeting Room - Wilmington
Category:
Program

Description

Delaware Historical Society Reading Group

The Delaware Historical Society Reading Group meets periodically to discuss a wide range of books about Delaware, U.S., and world history. Each meeting features a presentation of materials from the Society's collections that relate to the book. Group members select the book and date for each meeting.

New members are always welcome!

Monday, May 20, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Research Library Meeting Room
505 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

FREE

This month the group will focus on how America has dealt with the memory of the Civil War from scholarly and contemporary perspectives by discussing two books:

Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory, and the American Civil War (2002) by David W. Blight and

In the Shadow of the Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History (2018) by Mitch Landrieu

 

Beyond the Battlefield by David W. Blight     In the Shadow of Statues by Mitch Landrieu

 

 

 

Venue

Venue:
Research Library Meeting Room   -   Website
Street:
505 N. Market Street
ZIP:
19801
City:
Wilmington
State:
DE
Country:
Country: us

Description

Also known as the Dingee Conference Room, located in the Delaware Historical Society's Research Library.



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The Delaware Historical Society is the statewide, non-profit organization that explores, preserves, shares, and promotes Delaware history, heritage, and culture to strengthen our community.