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Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution: 1863-1877 (rev. ed.)
Eric Foner (au)
The definitive account of the turbulent period when Amer. -- both black & white -- responded to the unprecedented social, political, & econ. changes unleashed by the Civil War & the abolition of slavery. Explores: the freed slaves’ quest for econ. autonomy & politicual equality; the remodeling of Southern society & the new place of planters, merchants, & small farmers; the evolution of racial attitudes; the emergence of a new national state with vast powers; the impact of changes in the North’s economy on the South. Includes: the origins of the Ku Klux Klan, Lincoln’s views on Reconstruction, the framing of the 13th, 14th, & 15th Amend., the origins of “carpetbaggers” & “scalawags,” the active role of blacks in all aspects of Reconstruction, & much more. Illus.
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