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- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 20.99
Surveys scholarship on Reconstruction and identifies directions for future research. This book shows that the issues in interpretive debates have changed, but that Reconstruction inspires historical literature and encompasses a range of adjustments to the effects of the Civil War. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 27.50
“In his study of the New South and foreign affairs, Tennant McWilliams raises a central question: why have southerners failed to develop a realistic attitude about U.S. relations with the rest of the world? He notes that throughout their history southerners have encountered failure, poverty, guilt, defeat, and ridicule and that their experiences... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95
The popular image of Henry W. Grady is that of a champion of the postbellum South, a region that would forgive the North for defeating it and would mobilize its own many resources for hones business and agricultural competition. Biographies and collections of Grady’s essays and speeches that appeared shortly... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 79.99
The Historical Dictionary of the Gilded Age relates the history of the major events, issues, people, and themes of the American "Gilded Age" (1869-1899). The Gilded Age was a time of nationalism, unprecedented economic growth, and technological advancement. T. Adams Upchurch does this through a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations,... more...
- LSU Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Isham Green Harris rose to prominence as leader of the southern rights wing of the Democratic Party in the 1850?s. During the secession crisis of 1861, he used his influence and constitutional power as governor to trample on the Tennessee constitution in order to align Tennessee with the Confederacy; he tirelessly supported the Confederate war effort.... more...
- Edinborough Press 2009; US$ 25.95
Outlining the career of a politician whose two campaigns for the White House helped change the course of American politics, this in-depth study explores the religious convictions of James B. Weaver and the role they played in his political contributions. Offering a panoramic view of some of the great events of the 19th centurythe California... more...
- LSU Press 2005; US$ 17.95
During Reconstruction, former abolitionists in the North had a golden opportunity to pursue true racial justice and permanent reform in America. But why, after the sacrifice made by thousands of Civil War patriots to arrive at this juncture, did the moment slip away, leaving many whites throughout the North and South more racist than before? Edward... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 195.00
The only comprehensive bibliography on Reconstruction, this book provides the definitive guide to literature published from 1877 to 1998. In over 2,900 entries, the work covers a broad range of topics including politics, agriculture, labor, religion, education, race relations, law, family, gender studies, and local history. It encompasses the years... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 98.00
This resource of primary documents and commentary spans the Hayes and McKinley administrations, selecting and describing five to ten of the foremost issues of the day. The actual texts of the presidents' positions, along with the opposing viewpoints, are presented. Helpful background information and commentary clarifies the primary sources, accurately... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 17.99
In the late nineteenth century, monumental technological innovations like the telegraph and steam power made America and the world a much smaller place. New technologies also made possible large-scale organization and centralization. Corporations grew exponentially and the rich amassed great fortunes. Those on the short end of these wrenching changes... more...