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Southern Reconstruction

Philip Leigh

Southern Reconstruction

by Philip Leigh

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220) and index.

    StatementPhilip Leigh
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE668 .L45 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 229 pages
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27240286M
    ISBN 10159416276X
    ISBN 109781594162763
    OCLC/WorldCa961159867

      But, in this excerpt from the new book Reconstruction: A Concise History, Much had also been expected of Southern Unionism, but Southern Unionists turned out to . This book is Volume VIII of A History of the South, a ten-volume series designed to present a thoroughly balanced history of all the complex aspects of the South’s culture from to the its companion volumes, The South During Reconstruction is written by an outstanding student of Southern history, E. Merton Coulter, who is also one of the editors of the series.

      An entire chapter in my Southern Reconstruction book is devoted to an analysis of the region’s racial adjustments. As noted, however, this speech was limited to non-racial factors because nearly all of the books on Reconstruction during the past thirty years are race-centric. - Explore Huntington Woods Library Youth's board "Historical Fiction - Civil War and Reconstruction", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Historical fiction, Fiction, Books pins.

      The period of Reconstruction took place in the southern United States from the end of the Civil War in until The era was marked by intense controversies, which included the impeachment of a president, outbreaks of racial violence, and the passage of Constitutional amendments. The short version of the book is that the failure of Reconstruction was a mix of economic problems, government corruption (this was present in both parties, but the Republicans as the majority party, and the party of former slave office holders in the South was blamed more strongly) and fatigue of the problems of Reconstruction, not freed Black.


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Southern Reconstruction by Philip Leigh Download PDF EPUB FB2

Leigh's latest work, "Southern Reconstruction" is an excellent study of a critical and too often misunderstood part of American history. It is a no nonsense tour de force on a subject that has largely been swept under the rug or rationalized in modern history circles/5(21).

In Southern Reconstruction, Philip Leigh examines Federal wartime legislation in order to broaden our understanding of Reconstruction, revealing how it led to African Americans being used as political pawns, first to ensure continued Republican rule, and finally to be blamed for the South’s hardships in order to draw poor whites away from Populism and back to the aristocratic white Author: Philip Leigh.

This is a refreshing look into Reconstruction in the South after the Civil War. Leigh provides a plethora of primary sources, statistics, and a smattering of photographs in this must-read book. There is a lot here that we weren’t taught in school, or co flag Like see review/5.

In Southern Reconstruction, Philip Leigh Southern Reconstruction book Federal wartime legislation in order to broaden our understanding of Reconstruction, Southern Reconstruction book how it led to African Americans being used as political pawns, first to ensure continued Republican rule, and finally to be blamed for the South’s hardships in order to draw poor whites away from Populism and back to the aristocratic white Democratic banner.

His recent tome, Southern Reconstruction, offers the best summary of the political, economic, and social dynamics of Reconstruction since William A.

Dunning’s masterful turn of the century study, a work that for political reasons has been castigated by the historical establishment but never entirely refuted.

In this prize-winning book Thomas Holt is concerned not only with the identities of the black politicians who gained power in South Carolina during Reconstruction, but also with the question of how they functioned within the political system.

Here is the answer for: Title of a book about Southern Reconstruction. crossword clue. This crossword clue was last seen on New York Times Crossword February 19 Answers. In case something is wrong or missing you are kindly requested to leave a message below and one of our staff members will be more than happy to help you out.

Southern Reconstruction Book Now Published (J ) My new book on   Southern Reconstruction   is now available at bookstores across the country. You may click her e, or at the cover image below, to buy it online.

If you would like a signed copy please email me and I. I will also be immodest enough to suggest my own recent publications from NewSouth Books: The South’s New Racial Politics (), and Stealth Reconstruction (), the latter co-authored with Dr.

Artemesia Stanberry. Foner’s book is indispensible, but dense. A pithier primer can be found in Michael W. Fitzgerald’s “Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South” (Ivan R.

Dee, ).Author: Katharine Whittemore. Southern economy refuted the traditional description of the period as a “tragic era” of rampant misgovernment. Revisionists pointed out as well that corruption This book is an abridgment of my Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution.

–, a comprehensive modern account of. The Southern Perspective of Radical Reconstruction Part 1 The Uncivil War devastated the South. Wounds and disease killed one out of four white men. Over 40% of private property was destroyed as well as churches. In one southern city, Columbia, South Carolina, over 3/5's of.

Merton Coulter’s The South During Reconstruction () was also a major book in the Dunning tradition.

W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction in America: () was a significant challenge to the Dunning School tradition. In Southern Reconstruction, Philip Leigh examines the legislation enacted during and immediately after the Civil War, and the administrations of presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S.

Grant, to broaden our understanding of Reconstruction/5(15). The Reconstruction of the Southern States (); interpretive essay by Wilson, written before his election as President in Southern legislatures passed laws that restricted the civil rights of the emancipated former slaves.

Mississippi was the first state to institute laws that abolished the full civil rights of African-Americans. This selective bibliography provides a listing of books, journal articles, videos, and magazine articles about the reconstruction.

No question has loomed larger in the American experience than the role of the South. Southern Nation examines how southern members of Congress shaped national public policy and American institutions from Reconstruction to the New Deal—and along the way. The Reconstruction era was the period in American history that lasted from to following the American Civil War (–65) and is a significant chapter in the history of American civil truction ended the remnants of Confederate secession and abolished slavery, making the newly freed slaves citizens with civil rights ostensibly guaranteed by three new constitutional.

While Reconstruction was intended to return the South to the Union, it could not be effective with laws that abetted Southern poverty, disfranchised many whites, fostered racial animosity to a point where lynchings and Jim Crow laws erupted, and lined the pockets of wealthy or politically well-connected business leaders outside of the region.

Gold and Freedom is an ambitious account of Southern Reconstruction after the Civil War interwoven with national currency and tariff policy. Nicolas Barreyre, Associate Professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, views Reconstruction as a reordering of the American republic that exceeded in scope the constitutional-legal problem of restoring the former Confederate [ ].

Southern Reconstruction Philip Leigh. Westholme, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS. Trading with .Below are books for students and teachers on the Reconstruction era in the United States. We also recommend the lesson, Reconstructing the South: A Role Play, the free downloadable booklet from the National Park Service called The Era of Reconstruction:and The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.

I see on Amazon that there are two Foner books on reconstruction; one is a + pg tome called Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution and another called A Short [sic] History of Reconstruction (which violates truth in advertising laws because, at pgs, it ain't short.) Which is the slow read?

Are both relatively sluggish?