Reconstruction and Reaction
The Emancipation of Slaves, 1861-1913Book - 1996
Explores how at the end of the Civil War emancipated slaves liberated themselves from the physical and conceptual chains of oppression, dominating state politics and establishing schools, churches and businesses. Also documents the campaign of terror waged by whites as the federal government began to abandon reconstruction.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, 
Copyright Date: ©1996
Branch Call Number: 975.00496073 Gol
Characteristics: xvii, 158 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.