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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In a House half of whose members were in their first terms, it mattered that a man
like Stevens had a career stretching back before the war, and could recall the
days "when the mighty Toombs [the powerful antebellum Congressman from ...
Unlike Stevens, who never enjoyed close connections with moral reform circles,
Sumner corresponded frequently with abolitionists, who considered him their
politician. So too did ordinary blacks, North and South, who deluged him with ...
If the South is ever to be made a safe republic let her lands be cultivated by the
toil of the owners or the free labor of intelligent citizens.14 As this statement
suggests, Stevens' aims were political in the broadest sense rather than strictly ...
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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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