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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User Review  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

Eric Foner begins with an assessment of the historiography up to 1988. In the first decade of the 1900s, William Dunning and John W. Burgess articulated a history of Reconstruction that condemned ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

Eric Foner begins with an assessment of the historiography up to 1988. In the first decade of the 1900s, William Dunning and John W. Burgess articulated a history of Reconstruction that condemned ... 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.