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  - Rich Mcallister - Goodreads

When I was studying American History in high school in Alabama, the Reconstruction period was always glossed over; this book makes it clear why -- it doesn't make the white establishment in the South ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Barbara Gwinn-edwards - Goodreads

All American's ought to read this book. For many years historians propagated a fictionalized version of Reconstruction portraying Andrew Johnson and white Southerners as victims of the radical Republicans. Too many educated people still believe this. 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.