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The reconstruction of American history.

John Higham

The reconstruction of American history.

by John Higham

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      SeriesHarper torchbooks. The Academy library,, TB1068
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE175 .H65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination244 p.
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5844436M
      LC Control Number62001644
      OCLC/WorldCa234613

      DuBois, W.E.B. Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay Toward A History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, - . Below are books for students and teachers on the Reconstruction era in the United States. We also recommend the lesson, Reconstructing the South: A Role Play, the free downloadable booklet from the National Park Service called The Era of Reconstruction: , and The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.

      Reconstruction of American history. London, Hutchinson [] (OCoLC) Online version: Higham, John, Reconstruction of American history. London, Hutchinson [] (OCoLC) Online version: Higham, John, Reconstruction of American history. London, Hutchinson [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. OCLC Number: Description: pages 22 cm: Contents: The construction of American history / John Higham --The Puritan strain / Richard Schlatter --The Revolutionary era / Wesley Frank Craven --The changing West / Earl Pomeroy --The age of the common man / John William Ward --Disunion and reunion / Don E. Fehrenbacher --The working class / Rowland Berthoff --The realm of .

      The South has been the standard focus of Reconstruction, but reconstruction following the Civil War was not a distinctly Southern experience. In the post–Civil War West, American Indians also experienced reconstruction through removal to reservations and assimilation to Christianity, and Latter-day Saints—Mormons—saw government actions to force the end of polygamy under threat of. OUTLINES & mp3 Audio Summaries of the U.S. History Textbook. The following are outlines for notes for the U.S. History textbook, The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century, as well as mp3 audio summaries. The following outlines may help you take notes, and taking notes helps you learn. The outlines are pdf files.


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The reconstruction of American history by John Higham Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book was the first full-length study of the role black Americans played in the crucial period after the Civil War when the slaves had been freed and the attempt was made to reconstruct American society. Hailed at the time, Black Reconstruction in America – has justly been called a classic.

Du Bois history undermined the previous. The Reconstruction Of American History Paperback – Septem by John Higham (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used The reconstruction of American history.

book Hardcover "Please retry" $ — Cited by:   Reconstruction, the turbulent era following the U.S. Civil War, was an effort to reunify the divided nation, address and integrate African Americans into society by rewriting the nation's laws and. Foner’s book is indispensible, but dense.

A pithier primer can be found in Michael W. Fitzgerald’s “Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American Author: Katharine Whittemore.

Reconstruction, in U.S. history, the period (–77) that followed the American Civil War and during which attempts were made to redress the inequities of slavery and its political, social, and economic legacy and to solve the problems arising from the readmission to the Union of the 11 states that had seceded at or before the outbreak of war.

Long portrayed by many historians as a time. • Create a comprehensive picture of all major periods in American history from Pre-Colonization through Reconstruction. • Two timeline plans are provided for each unit. One is a basic chronology and the other portrays complex historical developments.5/5(4).

Merton Coulter’s The South During Reconstruction () was also a major book in the Dunning tradition. W.E.B. Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction in America: () was a significant challenge to the Dunning School tradition.

Meticulously researched, and offering a Marxist interpretation of the Civil War and Reconstruction eras in. Ch 20 The New Frontier and the Great Society.

Kennedy and the Cold War - pg. The New Frontier - pg. The Great Society - pg. Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay Toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, – is a history of the Reconstruction era by W.

Du Bois, first published in It marked a significant break with the standard academic view of Reconstruction at the time, the Dunning School, which contended that the period was a. The Reconstruction era is one of the most contentious periods in American history.

This book examines the issues clearly with a fine academic rigour. The issues surrounding the reintegration of the devastated South live on in contemporary American politics. This book is an important contribution to the understanding of it/5().

“Gates' book is a fascinating social and intellectual history of the time between Reconstruction and the rise of the Jim Crow period of American history. It's an absorbing and necessary look at an era in which the hard-fought gains of African-Americans were rolled back by embittered Southern whites — an era that, in some ways, has never /5().

Books shelved as history-american-reconstruction: Black Reconstruction in America by W.E.B. Du Bois, America Aflame: How the Civil War Created. MASTERFUL HISTORY OF RECONSTRUCTION Foners excellent book is a masterfull historical synthesis of the period known as Reconstruction after the American Civil War ().

The book is extremely readable, comprehensive and full of intelligent analysis of the social, cultural, racial and economic forces of the era amply illustrated with /5. The reconstruction of American history. [John Higham;] -- Essays on how the interpretation of standard topics in American history has altered over the years.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: John Higham. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: This course traces American history from its founding throughthe end of Reconstruction. It incorporates the “Four Pillars” of American exceptionalism—a Christian, mostly Protestant religious foundation; common law; private property with written titles and deeds; and a free market economy—as they shape the early United States.

This "masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of American history" (New Republic) made history when it was originally published in It redefined how Reconstruction was viewed by historians and people everywhere in its chronicling of how Americans -- black and white -- responded to the unprecedented changes unleashed by the war and the end of slavery.3/5(5).

Guelzo, Allen C. Reconstruction: A Concise History (), pp by a leading scholar; Henry, Robert Selph. The Story of Reconstruction (). Jenkins, Wilbert L. Climbing up to Glory: A Short History of African Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

SR Books, pp. Litwack, Leon. Been in the Storm So Long (). Pulitzer. The Reconstruction of American Liberalism, [Cohen, Nancy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Reconstruction of American Cited by: Reconstruction, to my mind, is the most vital period of American history. People were making history out of the ashes of war, creating an entirely new country. The transfer from slavery to political liberty, practically overnight, had never happened anywhere else in history.

This was a bold set of aspirations. The last chapter of Foner’s book turns to a story well-known to historians and constitutional lawyers: The Supreme Court reshaped the compromises struck by the Reconstruction.

I see on Amazon that there are two Foner books on reconstruction; one is a + pg tome called Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution and another called A Short [sic] History of Reconstruction (which violates truth in advertising laws because.

Tuesday, April 9 at 9pm ET, PBS will premiere Reconstruction: America After The Civil War, a new four-hour documentary executive produced and hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Viewers will see a definitive history of one of the least understood chapters in American history.

This new documentary explores the United States’ emergence from the Civil War and slavery, as well as the thwarted.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Higham, John, Reconstruction of American history.

London: Hutchinson University Library.