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Short History of Reconstruction: 1863-1877 / Edition 1

Short History of Reconstruction: 1863-1877 / Edition 1

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by Eric Foner
     
 

ISBN-10: 0060964316

ISBN-13: 2900060964312

Pub. Date: 01/28/1990

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

An abridged version of Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, the definitive study of the aftermath of the Civil War, winner of the Bancroft Prize, Avery O. Craven Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Award, Francis Parkman Prize, and Lionel Trilling Prize. "Masterful."--The New Republic

Overview

An abridged version of Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, the definitive study of the aftermath of the Civil War, winner of the Bancroft Prize, Avery O. Craven Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Award, Francis Parkman Prize, and Lionel Trilling Prize. "Masterful."--The New Republic

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900060964312
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Series:
Harper Perennial
Edition description:
ABR
Pages:
320

Table of Contents

Illustrations
ix(2)
Preface xi
1 The World the War Made
1(15)
2 Rehearsals for Reconstruction
16(19)
3 The Meaning of Freedom
35(20)
4 Ambiguities of Free Labor
55(27)
5 The Failure of Presidential Reconstruction
82(22)
6 The Making of Radical Reconstruction
104(20)
7 Blueprints for a Republican South
124(24)
8 Reconstruction: Political and Economic
148(32)
9 The Challenge of Enforcement
180(19)
10 The Reconstruction of the North
199(18)
11 The Politics of Depression
217(21)
12 Redemption and After
238(16)
EPILOGUE: "The River Has Its Bend" 254(7)
Suggestions for Further Reading 261(16)
Index 277

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