The Resource West from Appomattox : the reconstruction of America after the Civil War, Heather Cox Richardson, (electronic resource/)

West from Appomattox : the reconstruction of America after the Civil War, Heather Cox Richardson, (electronic resource/)

Label
West from Appomattox : the reconstruction of America after the Civil War
Title
West from Appomattox
Title remainder
the reconstruction of America after the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Heather Cox Richardson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Reconstruction is not simply about the rebuilding of the South after the Civil War. Instead, the late nineteenth century defined modern America, as Southerners, Northerners, and Westerners gradually hammered out a national identity that united three regions into a country that could become a world power. Ultimately, the story of Reconstruction is about how a middle class formed in America and how its members defined what the nation would stand for, both at home and abroad, for the next century and beyond. A sweeping history of the United States from the era of Abraham Lincoln to the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt, this engaging book stretches the boundaries of our understanding of Reconstruction. Historian Heather Cox Richardson ties the North and West into the post - Civil War story that usually focuses narrowly on the South, encompassing the significant people and events of this profoundly important era. By weaving together the experiences of real individuals - from a plantation mistress, a Native American warrior, a labour organizer to Andrew Carnegie, Julia Ward Howe, Booker T. Washington, and Sitting Bull - who lived during the decades following the Civil War and who left records in their own words, Richardson tells a story about the creation of modern America
Biography type
contains biographical information
Dewey number
973.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E661
LC item number
.R53 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
West from Appomattox : the reconstruction of America after the Civil War, Heather Cox Richardson, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=204436
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-388) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Spring 1865: The View from the Civil War; 2 1865a?1867: The Future of Free Labor; 3 1868a?1871: Conflicting Visions; 4 1872: A New Middle Ground; 5 1873a?1880: Years of Unrest; 6 1881a?1885: Years of Consolidation; 7 1886a?1892: The Struggle Renewed ; 8 1893a?1897: The Final Contest; 9 1898a?1901: Reunion; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn173817823
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt1152xn
  • 1E31C08B-CD3B-4935-81A0-2AA7F372CB68
Label
West from Appomattox : the reconstruction of America after the Civil War, Heather Cox Richardson, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=204436
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-388) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Spring 1865: The View from the Civil War; 2 1865a?1867: The Future of Free Labor; 3 1868a?1871: Conflicting Visions; 4 1872: A New Middle Ground; 5 1873a?1880: Years of Unrest; 6 1881a?1885: Years of Consolidation; 7 1886a?1892: The Struggle Renewed ; 8 1893a?1897: The Final Contest; 9 1898a?1901: Reunion; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Control code
ocn173817823
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/ctt1152xn
  • 1E31C08B-CD3B-4935-81A0-2AA7F372CB68

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