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Hope & Glory: Essays on the Legacy of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment Hardcover – December 1, 2000

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  • Hardcover: 360 pages
  • Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press (December 1, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1558492771
  • ISBN-13: 978-1558492776
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 6.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,890,286 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By joan a. shelton on February 25, 2001
Format: Hardcover
This collection of essays has a rather tight focus: it was compiled to mark the centennial of the "Shaw Memorial" in Boston by examining the events which inspired that sculpture, how the artist joined other media in celebrating the courage of black soldiers and their white companions, and how the saga of the 54th has moved out of Boston to take on a national life since the Civil War and especially since 1897. Thus the various essays present a nuanced picture of a widening cultural movement. Especially in the past half-century, black contributions to our national life have stepped forward to take their rightful place in our national consciousness, though much remains to be found out and held up to American society. Hopefully this volume marks the beginning of a national pride in which all can celebrate what blacks have achieved (generally at dreadful personal cost). I would have been interested in learning more about the poetry and fiction this regiment--and "the Shaw," its memorial--have inspired over the past 140 years. Whether they're wonderful or dreadful (and there have been plenty of both), stories and poems also demonstrate how our consciousness of black achievement has developed. We need all the help we can get, to learn from the past and move beyond it, but this book is a good start.`
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