What Reconstruction meant : historical memory in the American South (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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What Reconstruction meant : historical memory in the American South

Author: Bruce E Baker
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007.
Series: American South series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at an important aspect of southern memory: Reconstruction. This book examines what both white and black South Carolinians thought about the history of Reconstruction and how it shaped the way they lived their lives in the first half of the twentieth century. It addresses the dominant white construct of 'the dark days of Reconstruction'.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce E Baker
ISBN: 9780813926605 0813926602
OCLC Number: 85692763
Description: x, 234 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Creating meaning during Reconstruction --
Wade Hampton's legend in Ben Tillman's world --
Celebrating the Red Shirts --
Memories and countermemory --
Reconstruction and politics in the Roosevelt era --
Radicals' Reconstruction --
The strange career of the second Reconstruction.
Series Title: American South series.
Responsibility: Bruce E. Baker.
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In this remarkable study of the historical memory of Reconstruction in South Carolina we have, I think, an original and important work.... This could be the first major study we have ever really had Read more...

 
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