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In Glory's Shadow The Citadel, Shannon Faulkner, and a Changing America

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ISBN-10: 0679767142

ISBN-13: 9780679767145

Edition: N/A

Authors: Catherine S. Manegold

List price: $19.00
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In Glory's Shadow explores the history of The Citadel, an institution set on preserving tradition in the face of profound change. Established as protection against slave insurrections feared by the white minority of Charleston, South Carolina, a generation later The Citadel was a school of privilege for young white men. Through two world wars it grew in size and reputation, proudly providing the United States with (male) military leaders, paying little heed to what was happening in the country around it. In 1993, when the school rescinded Shannon Faulkner's admission because of her gender, a landmark legal battle ensued. Faulkner won, and although she faced vicious harassment and left…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/9/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Prologue: An Awkward Question
A Dance Among the Cannons
Once There Was a Grand Celestial Map
A Game of Slave and Master
When War Became Familiar
As Though God Himself Walked There
Lessons from the Field
Mill Dust
Rip Tide
An Astringent for the Soul
The Engineer
Masculine All the Way Through...
Black Magic
From the Ashes
Lone Wolf
Smile, Because Tomorrow Will Be Worse
Tar Baby
Old Maps for a New Wold
The Rocks
Quad Surfing
Echo Taps
Epilogue: Fear Is like a Tree