Saturday, Sep 15, 10 AM-12 PM

The Myth of The Cult of the Lost Cause

Algiers Regional Library
Getting there
3014 Holiday Drive, New Orleans, LA

Richard A. Marksbury, PhD., will present on a complex topic that is greatly misinterpreted and misunderstood. Following the end of the American Civil War and the defeat of the Confederate States of America, a grassroots social movement began in the South, commonly referred to as the Lost Cause. The Lost Cause movement requires analysis through a holistic methodology which considers the cultural, social, and ethnic variables found within the American South culture area, from the end of the Civil War and into the twentieth century. ( More )