Introduction: The Future of Reconstruction Studies

  title={Introduction: The Future of Reconstruction Studies},
  author={Luke E. Harlow},
  journal={The Journal of the Civil War Era},
  pages={3 - 6}
  • Luke E. Harlow
  • Published 26 January 2017
  • History
  • The Journal of the Civil War Era
2 Citations
Reconstruction Today: A Commentary
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Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
This "masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of American history" (New Republic) made history when it was originally published in 1988. It redefined how Reconstruction was viewed by
Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia
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A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration
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On April 8, 1865, after four years of civil war, General Robert E. Lee wrote to General Ulysses S. Grant asking for peace. Peace was beyond his authority to negotiate, Grant replied, but surrender
The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce Story
1: Real People 2: Marks of Friendship 3: The Place of the Butterflies 4: "God Named This Land to Us" 5: Gold, Prophecy, and the Steal Treaty 6: "Conquering by Kindness" 7: "It Will Have to Be War!"