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The Trouble They Seen: The Story of Reconstruction in the Words of African Americans

 
 
 
 
The Trouble They Seen: The Story of Reconstruction in the Words of African Americans
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780306805486
ISBN 10: 306805480
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication Date: 1994-03-22
Format: Paperback
Pages: 492
List Price: $19.95
 
 

"Most histories of Reconstruction deal primarily with political issues and the larger conflicts between Democrats and Republicans, notherners and southerners. The Trouble They Seen departs from this ap"

Library Journal

As the title denotes, this offers views of Reconstruction from an African American perspective. Through diaries, letters, and newspaper accounts, Sterling delivers the story of freed slaves' "meaningful efforts to achieve first class citizenship" (LJ 6/15/76).