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. ac 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 ac 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 ac Contains biographical entries that provide insight into the lives of key people from the period ac 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|