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The Resource The wars of Reconstruction : the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era, Douglas R. Egerton

The wars of Reconstruction : the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era, Douglas R. Egerton

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The wars of Reconstruction : the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era
Title
The wars of Reconstruction
Title remainder
the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era
Statement of responsibility
Douglas R. Egerton
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the Reconstruction years, which marked the United States' most progressive moment prior to the Civil Rights movement, tells the stories of the African-American activists and officeholders who risked their lives for equality after the Civil War
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The wars of Reconstruction : the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era, Douglas R. Egerton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: Robert Vesey's Charleston -- "An eagle on his button": Black men fight for the union -- "To forget and forgive old scores": war's end, activism's beginning -- "All de land belongs to de yankees now": the Freedmen's Bureau -- "The Lord has sent us books and teachers": missionaries and community formation -- "We will remember our friends, and will not forget our enemies": black codes and black conventions -- "Andrew Johnson is but one man": the Progressive Alliance coalesces -- "We knows that much better than you do": voting rights and political service -- "An absolute massacre": white violence and the end of Reconstruction in the South -- "We shall be recognized as men": the Reconstruction Era in memory -- Epilogue: the spirit of freedom monument
Control code
ocn827256869
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
438 p.
Isbn
9781608195664
Lccn
2013009595
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The wars of Reconstruction : the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era, Douglas R. Egerton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: Robert Vesey's Charleston -- "An eagle on his button": Black men fight for the union -- "To forget and forgive old scores": war's end, activism's beginning -- "All de land belongs to de yankees now": the Freedmen's Bureau -- "The Lord has sent us books and teachers": missionaries and community formation -- "We will remember our friends, and will not forget our enemies": black codes and black conventions -- "Andrew Johnson is but one man": the Progressive Alliance coalesces -- "We knows that much better than you do": voting rights and political service -- "An absolute massacre": white violence and the end of Reconstruction in the South -- "We shall be recognized as men": the Reconstruction Era in memory -- Epilogue: the spirit of freedom monument
Control code
ocn827256869
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
438 p.
Isbn
9781608195664
Lccn
2013009595
Other physical details
illustrations

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