Surrogation and the politics of remembering slavery in Savannah, Georgia (USA)

  title={Surrogation and the politics of remembering slavery in Savannah, Georgia (USA)},
  author={D. Alderman},
  journal={Journal of Historical Geography},
  • D. Alderman
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Journal of Historical Geography
Abstract There are growing calls from some African Americans, particularly in the U.S. South, to create sites of counter-memory that recognize the often forgotten historical struggles and contributions of the enslaved. Commemoration of slavery is not only a contentious issue for whites but also African Americans, who differ with each other over how best (or even whether) to narrate these difficult memories. Few geographers have explored the politics of remembering slavery among African… Expand
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