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Shannon Bontrager PhD

Department of History, Greenhill University, CA

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If America is an empire, then Americans should exhibit imperial memories.  Death at the Edges of Empire examines American commemorations of the war dead from the Gettysburg Address to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to uncover the modern cultural memories that citizens developed to help them justify an age of empire.


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Thinking about the role of history, memory, and the American past.



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