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The tragic era; the revolution after Lincoln,

Author: Claude G Bowers
Publisher: Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin [©1957]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This history recreates the Reconstruction period after the Civil war, the twelve tragic years that stretched from the death of Lincoln to the close of the Grant administration. The period lives again in this documented account of the political corruption of the times." Book rev. digest.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowers, Claude Gernade, 1879-1958.
Tragic era.
Cambridge, Houghton Mifflin [©1957]
(OCoLC)894773186
Named Person: Andrew Johnson; Andrew Johnson; Andrew Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude G Bowers
OCLC Number: 39336231
Notes: 1st ed. published in 1929.
Description: 567 pages 22 cm
Contents: 'The king is dead; long live the king' --
Andrew Johnson: a portrait. --
With Chase among the ruins. --
Thaddeus Stevens: a portrait. --
'The war goes on' --
The final break. --
Patriots mob a president. --
The revolution hurries on. --
The great American farce. --
Carpetbaggers and a protest. --
A passing phase. --
Washington: the social background. --
A season of scandal. --
Weird schemes and new leaders. --
The Klan and the Kirk War. --
Sumner's back to the wall. --
Land and year of jubilee. --
The radical ranks break. --
Degradation and depression. --
The slipping scepter. --
Military satraps and revolution. --
The falling of rotten fruit. --
The year of the Centennial. --
The red shirts ride. --
The crowning crime --
and release.
Responsibility: by Claude G. Bowers.

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"This history recreates the Reconstruction period after the Civil war, the twelve tragic years that stretched from the death of Lincoln to the close of the Grant administration. The period lives again in this documented account of the political corruption of the times." Book rev. digest.

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