Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 September 2011

300 Pages

6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780823224906

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The Civil War Confiscation Acts

Failing to Reconstruct the South

John Syrett

A Fordham University Press Publication

  • Syrett examines the political contexts of the Civil War Confiscation acts and demonstrates how their failure during the war signaled the political and structural shortcomings after the war.
  • Draws deeply on archival sources to provide rich insight to the topic of Southern Reconstruction.

New to this Edition:

  • Now in paperback, this edition can be easily adopted into Civil War and Reconstruction history classes.

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