The ordeal of the reunion

a new history of Reconstruction
  • 517 Pages
  • 1.73 MB
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Politics and government, Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-
Statementby Mark Wahlgren Summers
SeriesThe Littlefield history of the Civil War era, Littlefield history of the Civil War era
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE668 .S943 2014
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 517 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27176894M
ISBN 101469617579
ISBN 139781469617572
LC Control Number2014012355
OCLC/WorldCa875742474

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The Ordeal of the Reunion exhibits the hand of a seasoned and thoughtful historian, thoroughly conversant with both the time period and its sources.—John David Smith, author of Lincoln and the U.S. Colored TroopsBrand: The University of North Carolina Press.

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University of North Carolina Press, Cloth, IBSN: $ Reconstruction is the unwanted orphan of the Civil War. And no wonder. Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction - North Carolina Scholarship For the past several decades, scholarship on the Reconstruction era has placed the struggles of the recently enslaved for a meaningful freedom at the center of discussions about the period's policies, successes, and : Mark Wahlgren Summers.

Conclusion: The Ordeal of the Reunion can be read both as an introduction to Reconstruction and as a supplement to Eric Foner's work.

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In The Ordeal of the Reunion, Mark Wahlgren 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.

Assessing the era nationally, Summers emphasizes the variety of conservative strains that confined the scope of Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction is a book forty-six years in the making, and Mark Wahlgren Summers has paved the way with many previous important monographs about Reconstruction, particularly on railroads, corruption, and paranoia in this period.

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