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Reconstruction after the Civil War

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ISBN-10: 0226260798

ISBN-13: 9780226260792

Edition: 2nd 1994

Authors: John Hope Franklin

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Ever since its original publication in 1961, Reconstruction after the Civil War has been praised for cutting through the controversial scholarship and popular myths of the time to provide an accurate account of the role of former slaves during this period in American history. Now Franklin has updated his work to acknowledge the enormous body of research and scholarship that followed in the wake of the first edition. New are Franklin’s references to important, later texts that enrich the original narrative. In addition, the extensive bibliography has been thoroughly revised. What has not changed, however, is the foundation Franklin has laid. Still compelling are his arguments concerning…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1994
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 3/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

The son of an attorney who practiced before the U.S. Supreme Court, John Hope Franklin was born in Rentiesville, Oklahoma on January 2, 1915. He received a B. A. from Fisk University in 1935 and a master's degree in 1936 and a Ph.D. in 1941 from Harvard University. During his career in education, he taught at a numerous institutions including Brooklyn College, Harvard University, the University of Chicago, and Duke University. He also had teaching stints in Australia, China, and Zimbabwe. He has written numerous scholarly works including The Militant South, 1800-1861 (1956); Reconstruction After the Civil War (1961); The Emancipation Proclamation (1963); and The Color Line: Legacy for the…    

Illustrations Editor's Foreword
The Aftermath of War
Presidential Peacemaking
Reconstruction: Confederate Style
Confederate Reconstruction Under Fire
Challenge by Congress
The South's New Leaders
Constitution-making in the Radical South
Reconstruction - Black and White
Counter Reconstruction
Economic and Social Reconstruction
The Era Begins To End
The Aftermath of "Redemption" Important Dates
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