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Published: 07 September 2007

592 Pages | 25 halftones, 25 line illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195326888

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The Promise of the New South

Life After Reconstruction - 15th Anniversary Edition

Anniversary Edition

Edward L. Ayers

  • Ayers takes us from remote Southern towns, revolutionized by the spread of the railroads, to the statehouses where Democratic Redeemers swept away the legacy of Reconstruction
  • A classic reissue of the definitive account of a turbulent period in the history of the American South--and of the nation as a whole