Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
Winner of the 1988 Los Angeles Times Book Award, The Bancroft Prize, The Parkman Prize, The Avery O. Craven Prize, and The TriIling Prize Nominated for the 1988 National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award
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48 Meeting in October 1864 , a national black convention reflected the optimism
rekindled by the Civil War . By then the demise of slavery was far advanced , and
black troops had proved themselves on the battlefield . The 145 men who ...
But the conventions ' mixture of radicalism and conciliation also mirrored the
indecision of an emerging class of black political leaders still finding their own ...
Demands for land did surface at local meetings that chose convention delegates .
The most substantial action was taken by South Carolina ' s convention , which
authorized the legislature to establish a state commission to purchase land for
resale on long - term credit . Soon after the convention opened , the delegates
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica 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
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
1 The World the War Made
Rehearsals for Reconstruction
of the War
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