Reconstructions : new perspectives on the postbellum United States / edited by Thomas J. Brown.

Surveys scholarship on Reconstruction and identifies directions for future research. This book shows that the issues in interpretive debates have changed, but that Reconstruction inspires historical literature and encompasses a range of adjustments to the effects of the Civil War.

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Other Authors: Brown, Thomas J., 1960-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Table of Contents:
  • "A general remodeling of every thing" : economy and race in the post-emancipation South / Stephen A. West
  • Black agency after slavery / John C. Rodrigue
  • North and west of reconstruction : studies in political economy / Heather Cox Richardson
  • Reconstruction politics and the politics of reconstruction / Michael W. Fitzgerald
  • The past as a foreign country : reconstruction, inside and out / Mark M. Smith
  • Reconstruction as a constitutional crisis / Michael Vorenberg
  • Reconstructions in intellectual and cultural life / Leslie Butler
  • Civil War remembrance as reconstruction / Thomas J. Brown.