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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... all the protagonists in the Reconstruction drama and recognizes how
inextricably economic, political, social, and ideological issues are bound.” —
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and Social Change,” CWH, 30 (December 1984), 330–50; Barbara J. Fields,
Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground: Maryland During the Nineteenth
Century (New Haven, 1985). 10. Washington Weekly Chronicle, August 15, 1868.
As a Washington newspaper noted in 1868, “It is impossible to separate the
question of color from the question of labor, for the reason that the majority of the
laborers . . . throughout the Southern States are colored people, and nearly all
CHA PTE R 1 The World the War Made The Coming of Emancipation NJanuary 1
, 1863, after a winter storm swept up the east coast of the United States, the sun
rose in a cloudless sky over Washington, D.C. At the White House, Abraham ...
... CWH, 11 (September 1965), 268; William T. Auman and David D. Scarboro, “
The Heroes of America in Civil War North Carolina,” NCHR, 58 (Autumn 1981),
327–63; Alexander H.Jones, Knocking at the Door (Washington, 1866), 7–21. 29.
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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
Reconstruction Political and Economic
The Challenge of Enforcement
The Reconstruction of the North
The Politics of Depression
Redemption and After
The River Has Its Bend
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