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The wars of Reconstruction : the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era / Douglas R. Egerton.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 973.8 EGE (Text) 37323005078426 NONFIC Checked out 11/10/2016
North Madison County Elwood Public Library 973.8 EGE (Text) 30419101418040 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Schricker Main Library 973.8 EGE (Text) 30032010631775 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781608195664 :
  • ISBN: 160819566X :
  • Physical Description: 438 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 363-420) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: Robert Vesey's Charleston -- "An eagle on his button": black men fight for the Union -- "To forget and forgive old scores": war's end, activism's beginning -- "All de land belongs to de Yankees now": the Freedmen's Bureau -- "The Lord has sent us books and teachers": missionaries and community formation -- "We will remember our friends, and will not forget our enemies": black codes and black conventions -- "Andrew Johnson is but one man": the Progressive Alliance coalesces -- "We knows that much better than you do": voting rights and political service -- "An absolute massacre": white violence and the end of Reconstruction in the South -- "We shall be recognized as men": the Reconstruction Era in memory -- Epilogue: the Spirit of Freedom Monument.
Citation/References Note: PW 11/11/2013
Kirkus 12/15/2013
Subject: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
United States > Politics and government > 1865-1877.
United States > Race relations > History > 19th century.

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