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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)

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This is a comprehensive book that is very well organized into sections that allow the reader to get a good grasp of the issues during this period. It is thoroughly researched and documented. However ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Monte Lamb - Goodreads

This is a comprehensive book that is very well organized into sections that allow the reader to get a good grasp of the issues during this period. It is thoroughly researched and documented. However ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Garry Bell - Goodreads

Excellent book for interest in Civil War era and reconstruction. Academic read. 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

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

User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

This is a brilliant book by a brilliant historian that I highly recommend to readers of 19th century American History with an interest in the role of race in that history. The level of detail in this ... 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

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

User Review  - Gerry Connolly - Goodreads

Eric Foner's Reconstruction remains the definitive revision of the democratic experiment in ante-bellum South. Violence, assassination and KKK rule ended it and ushered in 90 years of Jim Crow. Read full review

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

User Review  - Martin King - Goodreads

I pulled Eric Foner's Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution 1863 – 1877 off my bookshelf after reading two contemporary histories of post-civil southern history. Published in 1988 Foner's ... Read full review

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