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Published: 14 June 2018

192 Pages | 12


ISBN: 9780190865696

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Reconstruction: A Concise History

Allen C. Guelzo

  • Guelzo is the leading authority on the Civil War, Reconstruction, and Lincoln, and three-time winner of the Lincoln Prize
  • Provides a new perspective on Reconstruction, showing that it did not take place only in the South but also in the West
  • Discusses other "reconstructions" that occurred in parallel with the political one: in philosophy, literature, law, and economy
  • Presents a careful narrative balance between political events at the center of Reconstruction (in Washington, D.C.) and separate streams of political, economic, and social conflict in the Southern states