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Books by Simon Wendt

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The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

In this comprehensive history of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), one of the oldest and most important women’s organizations in United States history, Simon Wendt shows how the DAR’s efforts to keep alive the memory of the nation’s past were entangled with and strengthened the nation’s racial and gender boundaries.

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The Spirit and the Shotgun: Armed Resistance and the Struggle for Civil Rights

The Spirit and the Shotgun explores the role of armed self-defense in tandem with nonviolent protests in the African American freedom struggle of the 1950s and 1960s.