Forever Free The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction

ISBN-10: 0375702741
ISBN-13: 9780375702747
Edition: 2006
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Description: From one of our most distinguished historians comes a groundbreaking new examination of the myths and realities of the period after the Civil War. Drawing on a wide range of long-neglected documents, Eric Foner places a new emphasis on black  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

From one of our most distinguished historians comes a groundbreaking new examination of the myths and realities of the period after the Civil War. Drawing on a wide range of long-neglected documents, Eric Foner places a new emphasis on black experiences and roles during the era. We see African Americans as active agents in overthrowing slavery, in shaping Reconstruction, and creating a legacy long obscured and misunderstood. He compellingly refutes long-standing misconceptions of Reconstruction, and shows how the failures of the time sowed the seeds of the Civil Rights struggles of the 1950s and 60s. Richly illustrated and movingly written, this is an illuminating and essential addition to our understanding of this momentous era.

Eric Foner is a professor of American history at Columbia University.

Foreword Seeing Race and Rights: A Note About the Visual Essays Prologue
The Peculiar Institution Visual Essay:True Likenesses
Forever Free Visual Essay:Re-visions of War
The Meanings of Freedom Visual Essay:Altered Relations
An American Crisis
The Tocsin of Freedom Visual Essay:On the Offensive
The Facts of Reconstruction Visual Essay:Countersigns
The Abandonment of Reconstruction Visual Essay:Jim Crow Epilogue:The Unfinished Revolution Bibliography for Further Reading Bibliography for the Visual Essays Illustration Credits
Acknowledgments
Index

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