What Reconstruction Meant eBook ¶ What Reconstruction

What Reconstruction Meant eBook ¶ What Reconstruction


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  1. Tim Marks Tim Marks says:

    Well written analysis of the the memory of reconstruction and how the memories were different South and North and Black and White Good analysis of the discredited Dunning School and the Lost Cause


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What Reconstruction Meant [EPUB] ✼ What Reconstruction Meant By Bruce E. Baker – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk A great deal has been written about southern memory centering on the Civil War particularly the view of the war as a valiant lost cause In this challenging new book Bruce Baker looks at a related and A great deal has been written about southern memory centering on the Civil War particularly the view of the war as a valiant lost cause In this challenging new book Bruce Baker looks at a related and eually important aspect of southern memory that has been treated by historians only in passing Reconstruction What Reconstruction Meant examines what both white and black South What Reconstruction PDF/EPUB ² Carolinians thought about the history of Reconstruction and how it shaped the way they lived their lives in the first half of the twentieth centuryBaker addresses the dominant white construct of the dark days of Reconstruction which was instrumental both in ending Reconstruction and in justifying Jim Crow and the disfranchisement of African Americans in the South setting the tone for early historians' accounts of Reconstruction Looking back on the same era African Americans and their supporters recalled a time of potential and of rights to be regained inspiring their continuing struggles to change the SouthBaker draws on a tremendous range of newspapers memoirs correspondence and published materials to show the intricate process by which the white supremacist memory of Reconstruction became important in the s as segregation and disenfranchisement took hold in the South and how it began to crumble as the civil rights movement gained momentum Examining the southern memory of Reconstruction in all its forms is an essential element in understanding the society and politics of the twentieth century South.

  • Paperback
  • 234 pages
  • What Reconstruction Meant
  • Bruce E. Baker
  • English
  • 05 April 2015
  • 9780813928777

About the Author: Bruce E. Baker

I grew up in a cotton mill town in South Carolina and I was always interested in the history and culture of the American South I earned an MA in folklore and a PhD in history at the University of South Carolina and in I moved to England to teach history I now live in the Scottish Borders with my family.


1 thoughts on “What Reconstruction Meant

  1. Tim Marks Tim Marks says:

    Well written analysis of the the memory of reconstruction and how the memories were different South and North and Black and White Good analysis of the discredited Dunning School and the Lost Cause

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