Reconstruction: America's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877

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Harper & Row, 1988 - History - 690 pages
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Describes the changes brought about by the Civil War, discusses the impact of slavery's end, and looks at the political, economic, and social aspects of Reconstruction

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Review: Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution 1863-1877 (The New American Nation Series)

User Review  - Cathy - Goodreads

Really well written and full of stuff I didn't know. I just plain hate Andrew Johnson, Lincoln's successor. Warning: reading this book causes actual pain. People in this country have suffered too much, for the stupidest reasons. Read full review

Review: Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution 1863-1877 (The New American Nation Series)

User Review  - Mark Bowles - Goodreads

A. What is Reconstruction? The period when republicans controlled Southern politics, Blacks enjoyed extensive political power, and the federal government accepted responsibility for protecting the ... Read full review

Contents

The World the War Made
1
Rehearsals for Reconstruction
35
of the War
60
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Eric Foner is a professor of American history at Columbia University.