Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
Harper & Row, 1988 - 690 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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42 After New Orleans, the South's largest and wealthiest community of free
blacks resided in Charleston, although the free elite there was neither as rich nor
as culturally distinct as its Louisiana counterpart. Before the war, no free person
ing the rounds of Charleston literary associations and forging an open alliance
with the Charleston S'ews and Courier's influential editor, Francis W. Dawson. "If
Governor Chamberlain continues to pursue the course he has done for the last ...
Hennessey, Melinda M., "Racial Violence During Reconstruction: The 1876 Riots
in Charleston and Cainhoy," South Carolina Historical Magazine, 86 (April 1985),
100-12. . "Reconstruction Politics and the Military: The Eufaula Riot of 1874," ...
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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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