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  • Andrew Johnson's Civil War and Reconstructionby Paul H. Bergeron

    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,... more...

  • Reconstructionsby Thomas J. Brown

    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...

  • The Bloody Shirtby Stephen Budiansky

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00

    A gripping look at terrorist violence during the Reconstruction era Between 1867, when the defeated South was forced to establish new state governments that fully represented both black and white citizens, and 1877, when the last of these governments was overthrown, more than three thousand African Americans and their white allies were killed by... more...

  • Reconstruction: People and Perspectivesby James Campbell; Rebecca Fraser

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 85.00

    This entry in the Perspectives in Social History series examines the course and consequences of Reconstruction on the former Confederate states by focusing on the everyday people who lived through it. more...

  • When the War Was Overby Dan T. Carter

    LSU Press 1985; US$ 21.95

    In the months after Appomattox, the South was plunged into a chaos that surpassed even the disorder of the last hard months of the war itself. Peace brought, if anything, an increased level of violence to the region as local authorities of the former Confederacy were stripped of their power and the returning foot soldiers of the defeated army, hungry... more...

  • The Reconstruction Eraby Donna L. Dickerson

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 108.00

    As the sole purveyors of news and opinion, Reconstruction-era newspapers bent and spindled American public opinion with little regard for independent journalism and great regard for party politics. In other words, the newspapers of the Reconstruction era served political rather than social needs. The issues facing the nation were momentous, and opinions... more...

  • Beyond Redemptionby Carole Emberton

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 36.00

    In the months after the end of the Civil War, there was one word on everyone’s lips: redemption. From the fiery language of Radical Republicans calling for a reconstruction of the former Confederacy to the petitions of those individuals who had worked the land as slaves to the white supremacists who would bring an end to Reconstruction in... more...

  • Reconstructionby Claudine L. Ferrell

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 73.00

    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...

  • Reconstructionby Eric Foner

    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...

  • A Short History of Reconstructionby Eric Foner

    HarperCollins 2015; US$ 12.99

    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. more...