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But there was no peace : the role of violence in the politics of reconstruction

Author: George C Rable
Publisher: Athens [Ga.] : University of Georgia Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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This book examines the use of violence by conservative southerners in the post-Civil War South to subvert Federal Reconstruction policies, overthrow Republican state governments, restore Democratic power, and reestablish white racial hegemony.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George C Rable
OCLC Number: 1255751161
Notes: Originally published in 1984.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 257 pages)
Contents: Preface to the new edition --
American violence, Southern violence, and Reconstruction --
The Specter of Saint-Domingue --
The Memphis race riot --
New Orleans and the emergence of political violence --
Military reconstruction: the triumph of Jacobinism --
The origins of the Counterrevolution --
The search for a strategy --
Counterrevolution aborted: Louisiana, 1871-1875 --
Counterrevolution triumphant: Mississippi, 1873-1876 --
1876: The triumph of reaction --
Epilogue: On the inevitability of tragedy.
Responsibility: George C. Rable.

Abstract:

This book examines the use of violence by conservative southerners in the post-Civil War South to subvert Federal Reconstruction policies, overthrow Republican state governments, restore Democratic power, and reestablish white racial hegemony.

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