Rehearsal for Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment / Edition 1

Rehearsal for Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment / Edition 1

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by Willie Lee Rose
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195198824

ISBN-13: 9780195198829

Pub. Date: 09/28/1976

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This award-winning study presents an engaging account of the attempt at reconstruction that occurred in the Sea Islands of South Carolina during the beginning of the Civil War. Serving as a kind of dress rehearsal for Reconstruction, the Port Royal Experiment not only helped to shape federal policy for Reconstruction, but it also influenced the nation by adding to

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This award-winning study presents an engaging account of the attempt at reconstruction that occurred in the Sea Islands of South Carolina during the beginning of the Civil War. Serving as a kind of dress rehearsal for Reconstruction, the Port Royal Experiment not only helped to shape federal policy for Reconstruction, but it also influenced the nation by adding to the initial war aim of the Union, the eventual commitment to freedom, and the still-unfulfilled commitment to equality.

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ISBN-13:
9780195198829
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1976
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.91(d)

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