Reconstruction: America's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877
Harper & Row, 1988 - 690 páginas
Describes the changes brought about by the Civil War, discusses the impact of slavery's end, and looks at the political, economic, and social aspects of Reconstruction
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The Appalachian South, a vast mountain region of extraordinary beauty, with
towering peaks and lush verdant valleys, stretched from western Virginia through
parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama. The cotton
Alabama freedman George Moore reported how, in 1869, Klansmen came to his
home, administered a beating, "ravished a young girl who was visiting my wife,"
and wounded a neighbor. "The cause of this treatment, they said, was that we ...
Alabama (cont.) labor conventions in, 377-78, 390; labor policies in, 209, 373,
377, 378, 390; land policies in, 105, 1 16, 290; legal system in, 362, 421, 439,
539; local government in, 355; office holders in, 352, 354, 354-55nl5, 355, 362; ...
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - busterrll - LibraryThing
Good book but hard reading Wish I had a better knowledge of reconstruction politics. Spot read after a bit, but full of information. Will save and try to reread after reading more on Pres.Johnson. Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing
Eric Foner begins with an assessment of the historiography up to 1988. In the first decade of the 1900s, William Dunning and John W. Burgess articulated a history of Reconstruction that condemned ... Leer comentario completo
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