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Black New Orleans, 1860-1880

Author: John W Blassingame
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reissued for the first time in over thirty years, Black New Orleans explores the twenty-year period in which the city's black population more than doubled. Meticulously researched and replete with archival illustrations from newspapers and rare periodicals, John W. Blassingame's groundbreaking history offers a unique look at the economic and social life of black people in New Orleans during Reconstruction. Not a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blassingame, John W., 1940-
Black New Orleans, 1860-1880.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1973
(DLC) 72097664
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John W Blassingame
ISBN: 9780226057095 0226057097 9780226057071 0226057070 0226057089 9780226057088 1281959146 9781281959140 9786611959142 6611959149
OCLC Number: 646784385
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 301 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Illustrations; Abbreviations; Preface; 1. The Negro in Antebellum New Orleans: Background for Reconstruction; 2. Fighting for Freedom; 3. Land, Lahor, and Capital; 4. Family Life; 5. Schools, Colleges, and Intellectual Life; 6. Social Life and Problems; 7. Race Relations; Conclusions; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: John W. Blassingame.
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Reissued for the first time in over thirty years, Black New Orleans explores the twenty-year period in which the city's black population more than doubled. Meticulously researched and replete with archival illustrations from newspapers and rare periodicals, John W. Blassingame's groundbreaking history offers a unique look at the economic and social life of black people in New Orleans during Reconstruction. Not a conventional political treatment, Blassingame's history instead emphasizes the educational, religious, cultural, and economic activities of African Americans during the lat.

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