Reconstruction: A Reference Guide

Reconstruction: A Reference Guide

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Providing an exciting narrative of Reconstruction based on current scholarship, historical sources, as well as interpretive essays on special topics, this book offers real insight into a controversial and critical period in American history. a€c Provides readers with an understanding of Reconstruction based on the most recent scholarship and analytical essays that promote critical thinking about important issues of this critical era a€c Presents extensive primary source material that allows readers to interpret the period through the eyes of participants as well as dynamic visual images from the period accompanied by explanatory captions a€c Contains biographical entries that provide insight into the lives of key people from the period a€c Includes an extensive annotated bibliography that encourages readers to explore issues in more depthThe next essay contains a detailed analysis of the Fourteenth Amendment, explaining its many complex provisions in the context of ... by contemporaries and some historians, that the policies of Congressional Reconstruction constituted a truly radical program of change. ... make this book possible and we are both grateful to the many students whose interests and questions shaped aspects of the book.

Title:Reconstruction: A Reference Guide
Author:Paul E. Teed Ph.D., Melissa Ladd Teed Ph.D.
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2015-07-28


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