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The Resource The ordeal of the reunion : a new history of Reconstruction, by Mark Wahlgren Summers

The ordeal of the reunion : a new history of Reconstruction, by Mark Wahlgren Summers

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The ordeal of the reunion : a new history of Reconstruction
Title
The ordeal of the reunion
Title remainder
a new history of Reconstruction
Statement of responsibility
by Mark Wahlgren Summers
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"For a generation, scholarship on the Reconstruction era has rightly focused on the struggles of the recently enslaved for a meaningful freedom and defined its success or failure largely in those terms. Summers goes beyond this vitally important question, focusing on Reconstruction's need to form an enduring Union without sacrificing the framework of federalism and republican democracy. This book offers a fresh explanation for Reconstruction's demise and a case for its essential successes as well as its great failures. Indeed, this book demonstrates the extent to which the victors' aims in 1865 were met--and at what cost"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E668
LC item number
.S943 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Littlefield history of the Civil War era
Label
The ordeal of the reunion : a new history of Reconstruction, by Mark Wahlgren Summers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-499) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The great unfinished task remaining before us -- When this cruel peace is over -- Restoration, 1865-1866 -- Reconstruction at last, 1865-1867 -- Bottom rail on top, 1867 -- The critical year : 1868 -- Two failed peace policies -- Conquered provinces -- Passage to India : unmanifested destiny -- On every putrid spot -- Georgia on their mind, 1870-1871 -- Corruption is the fashion -- Clasping hands over the bloody chasm -- Dead Sea fruits, 1872-1874 -- Redeemer nation -- Last full measure of defection
Control code
ocn875742474
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 517 pages
Isbn
9781469617572
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014012355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)875742474
Label
The ordeal of the reunion : a new history of Reconstruction, by Mark Wahlgren Summers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 455-499) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The great unfinished task remaining before us -- When this cruel peace is over -- Restoration, 1865-1866 -- Reconstruction at last, 1865-1867 -- Bottom rail on top, 1867 -- The critical year : 1868 -- Two failed peace policies -- Conquered provinces -- Passage to India : unmanifested destiny -- On every putrid spot -- Georgia on their mind, 1870-1871 -- Corruption is the fashion -- Clasping hands over the bloody chasm -- Dead Sea fruits, 1872-1874 -- Redeemer nation -- Last full measure of defection
Control code
ocn875742474
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 517 pages
Isbn
9781469617572
Isbn Type
(cloth : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014012355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)875742474

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