Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
Harper Collins, 2002 M02 5 - 736 páginas
This "masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of American history" (New Republic) made history when it was originally published in 1988. It redefined how Reconstruction was viewed by historians and people everywhere in its chronicling of how Americans -- black and white -- responded to the unprecedented changes unleashed by the war and the end of slavery. This "smart book of enormous strengths" (Boston Globe) has since gone on to become the classic work on the wrenching post-Civil War period -- an era whose legacy reverberates still today in the United States.
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... Plebeian and Patriot (New York, 1926); George F. Milton, The Age of Hate:
Andrew Johnson and the Radicals (New York, 1930); Howard K. Beale, The
Critical Year: A Study of Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction (New York, 1930).
Indeed, only a few years after the publication of Black Reconstruction, Howard K.
Beale, who had earlier helped to discredit Radical Republicans' motives, called
for a sweeping reassessment of Southern Reconstruction. Historians, he insisted
... “Seeds of Failure in Radical Race Policy,” in Harold M. Hyman, ed., New
Frontiers of the American Reconstruction (Urbana, Ill., 1966), 125–47; William S.
McFeely, Yankee Stepfather: General O. O. Howard and the Freedmen (New
1, 1:493–518; Victor B. Howard, Black Liberation in Kentucky: Emancipation and
Freedom, 1862–1884 (Lexington, Ky., 1983); 36–61; E. Merton Coulter, The Civil
War and Readjustment in Kentucky (Chapel Hill, 1926), 49–54, 161–81. 4.
And the plan's lenient pledge of future loyalty increasingly appeared a less
adequate test of Unionism than the “ironclad oath” that one had never voluntarily
aided the Confederacy. “The people of the North,” Radical Sen. Jacob Howard
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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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