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- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 57.00
Few periods in American history have aroused as much debate as the years immediately after the Civil War, those commonly referred to simply as Reconstruction. The victorious North had to determine how to treat the vanquished South and how to make a nation whole once again. The divisive issues of freedom and civil rights became even more complex than... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 19.99
Newly Reissued with a New Introduction: From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" ( New York Times Book Review ), a newly updated edition of the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period which shaped modern America. Eric Foner's "masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of American history" ( New Republic ) redefined... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 23.99
Prologue: "Jim Williams on His Big Muster" Chapter 1: "A Brotherhood of Property-Holders, the Peaceable, Law-Abiding Citizens of the State" Chapter 2: "The Foundations Must Be Broken Up and Relaid, or All Our Blood and Treasure Have Been Spent in Vain" Chapter 3: "The Whole Fabric of Reconstruction . . . Will Topple and Fall" Chapter 4: "It Was... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 109.99
After the Civil War, reconstruction governments for the former rebel states could not survive without native white support, but this was not possible without devising the right incentives. Though Lincoln demonstrated how to reconstruct, the Congress, when legislating in response to the South's rejection of the Fourteenth Amendment, enacted a law... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 15.00
In 1868 Congress impeached President Andrew Johnson of Tennessee, the man who had succeeded the murdered Lincoln, bringing the nation to the brink of a second civil war. Enraged to see the freed slaves abandoned to brutal violence at the hands of their former owners, distraught that former rebels threatened to regain control of Southern state governments,... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 49.95
?Bergeron has written a very original book quite unlike any modern study of Johnson. Bound to create quite a bit of controversy among scholars and Civil War enthusiasts, Bergeron seeks to provide a balanced analysis of this much-vilified figure.? ?John David Smith, Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History, UNC Charlotte ... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 35.00
Anna Dickinson's career as an orator began in her teenage years, when she gave her first impassioned speech on women's rights. By the age of twenty-one, she was spending at least six months per year on the road, delivering lectures on abolitionism, politics, and public affairs, and establishing herself as one of the nation's first celebrities. In... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 52.95
A Companion to the Civil War and Reconstruction addresses the key topics and themes of the Civil War era, with 23 original essays by top scholars in the field. An authoritative volume that surveys the history and historiography of the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction Analyzes the major sources and the most influential books and articles in... more...