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Book Talk with Adam H. Domby–The False Cause

May 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm 8:00 pm

Domby talk with cover of his book The False Cause showing a Confederate Monument falling off a pedistal. Book Talk May 7, 2020 at 6:30

Fabricated narratives about the war’s cause, Reconstruction, and slavery—as expounded at monument dedications and political rallies— were crucial to Jim Crow. Learn how the Lost Cause narrative and the lies on which it is based continue to haunt our country today.

Dr. Adam H. Domby is an award-winning historian of the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the American South. He is an Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston and the Associate Director of the Pearlstine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture.