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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real leaders in every community of freedmen , ” wrote a white North : Carolinian
in 1868 , " are religious exhorters . ” One visitor to the South remarked , however ,
that such men “ are rather preachers because they are leaders than leaders ...
Susan B . Anthony , Elizabeth Cady Stanton , and other leaders of the women ' s
suffrage movement also felt betrayed , because the second clause for the first
time introduced the word " male " into the Constitution . Alone among suffrage ...
As Georgia carpetbagger John E . Bryant explained in applying for a federal
appointment : Republican leaders are not situated in the South as they are in the
North nor . . . as party leaders were elsewhere in the South before the war .
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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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