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The Dance Of Freedom
     

The Dance Of Freedom

by Barry Crouch
 

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ISBN-10: 0292714874

ISBN-13: 9780292714878

Pub. Date: 02/01/2007

Publisher: University of Texas Press

Twelve essays by noted Reconstruction-era historian Barry A. Crouch which explore the African American experience in Texas following emancipation.

Overview

Twelve essays by noted Reconstruction-era historian Barry A. Crouch which explore the African American experience in Texas following emancipation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292714878
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Series:
Jack and Doris Smothers Series in Texas History, Life, and Culture
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

  • Foreword by Arnoldo De León
  • Acknowledgments by Larry Madaras
  • Introduction by Larry Madaras
  • Part I. Historiography
    • 1. "Unmanacling" Texas Reconstruction: A Twenty-Year Perspective
    • Postscript to Part I
  • Part II. Freedom
    • 2. Reconstructing Black Families: Perspectives from the Texas Freedmen's Bureau Records
    • 3. Black Dreams and White Justice
    • 4. Seeking Equality: Houston Black Women during Reconstruction
    • Postscript to Part II
  • Part III. Reaction
    • 5. A Spirit of Lawlessness: White Violence, Texas Blacks, 1865-1868
    • 6. Crisis in Color: Racial Separation in Texas during Reconstruction
    • 7. "All the Vile Passions": The Texas Black Code of 1866
    • 8. The Fetters of Justice: Black Texans and the Penitentiary during Reconstruction
    • Postscript to Part III
  • Part IV. Freedmen's Bureau Agents and African American Politicians
    • 9. Guardian of the Freedpeople: Texas Freedmen's Bureau Agents and the Black Community
    • 10. Hesitant Recognition: Texas Black Politicians, 1865-1900
    • 11. Self-Determination and Local Black Leaders in Texas
    • 12. A Political Education: George T. Ruby and the Texas Freedmen's Bureau
    • Postscript to Part IV
  • Bibliography of Works by Barry A. Crouch
  • Index

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