The Confederate Flag

Patrick Cox Blog Post

This was the first H-Amstdy Wayback, posted on July 15 before the Wayback was made into a blog. It is being re-posted here in the blog to keep these H-Amstdy retrospectives together.



I have to admit it: I sometimes think historicizing has become a little overrated. At the same time, though, we all have access to over 20 years of academic discussion in H-AMSTDY’s Discussion Logs (and all the other H-Net logs, too) so we may as well use it to see if we can glean any perspective on today’s issues.

A search in H-AMSTDY’s Discussion Logs for the phrase “confederate flag” turns up these 13 posts .Th