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Crítica de los usuarios  - jordanjones - LibraryThing

This is by far the best and most influential book on a critical period that has been politically interpreted and reinterpreted several times. Foner has the goods. He's done the research and shows how ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica 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

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Crítica 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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Crítica 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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Crítica de los usuarios  - kcshankd - LibraryThing

I can't remember ever reading a book that made me so mad, over and over. I of course knew what to expect, and yet managed to be repeatedly horrified at our ancestors' failures. Political change is a ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - billiecat - LibraryThing

Foner's examination of the Reconstruction era is a much-needed tonic in the these neo-Confederate days. But it is a tough and dense read. While the book is self-contained enough that a reader ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - LarrySouders - LibraryThing

This writing shows the failure of the reconstruction period. The details of how the former slave owners regained their power in the development of the new South which wasn't much different than the old. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - cblaker - LibraryThing

The essential book on the Reconstruction. Extensively well-researched, the only drawback is that maybe it has too many details and is a bit long. It's deeply unfortunate how the hopes of freedmen and women started so high and they were completely let down. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - dougwood57 - LibraryThing

Eric Foner's essential work on the post-Civil War American South. I'm not a fan of alternate histories, but this book makes you ponder 'what could have been' if Reconstruction had been more successful ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - Scapegoats - LibraryThing

It seems like the definitive work on post-Civil War reconstruction. It looks at every aspect, reading with more narrative than specific argument, this is essential for anyone looking at this era or, in my opinion, the Civil Rights movement, which is the legacy of Reconstruction. Leer comentario completo


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