Southern Reconstruction

Southern Reconstruction

by Philip Leigh

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594162763
Publisher: Westholme Publishing
Publication date: 06/07/2017
Edition description: 1
Sales rank: 666,852
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Philip Leigh is the author of a number of books, including Lee’s Lost Dispatch and Other Civil War Controversies and Trading with the Enemy: The Covert Economy During the American Civil War. From 2012 to 2015 he was a regular contributor to the New York Times Disunion Series, which commemorated the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War. He has an engineering degree from the Florida Institute of Technology and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. 

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

1 Foundation of Change 1

2 Wartime Reconstruction 20

3 Ruination 31

4 "Joshua" Johnson 37

5 Carpetbagged 56

6 Railroaded 64

7 Corrupted 79

8 Southern Reparations 95

9 Sharecropped 113

10 Redeemed 127

11 Divorced 138

12 Racial Adjustment 154

13 Protracted Consequences 182

Conclusion 187

Appendix: Monetary Supply Theory During Reconstruction 191

Notes 193

Bibliography 211

Index 221

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