Urban Emancipation: Popular Politics in Reconstruction Mobile 1860-1890 / Edition 1

Urban Emancipation: Popular Politics in Reconstruction Mobile 1860-1890 / Edition 1

by Michael W. Fitzgerald
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807128376

ISBN-13: 9780807128374

Pub. Date: 09/28/2002

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press

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ISBN-13:
9780807128374
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction1
1An Influx of "Ignorant Country Darkies": War and Emancipation in Mobile9
2None but Colored Men: The Mobile Nationalist and the Dilemmas of Interracial Activism49
3The Most Influential People: Suffrage, Class, and Factionalism86
4The Fruits of Sagacity: Race, Business, and the Radical Ascendancy132
5The Mainspring of It All: The Racial Politics of Federal Employment168
6Let Us Serve the Rich: Black Politics in an Era of Diminishing Prospects198
Epilogue: Black Mobile Enters the New South246
Bibliography269
Index287

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