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The Civil War and Reconstruction: A Documentary Collection

The Civil War and Reconstruction: A Documentary Collection
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780393975550
ISBN 10: 39397555
Edition: 1st
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2001-02-07
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
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An ample, wide-ranging collection of primary sources, The Civil War and Reconstruction: A Documentary Collection, opens a window onto the political, social, cultural, economic, and military history from 1830
to 1877.


This text contains selected reproductions of primary-source documents on the Civil War and Reconstruction period edited for student use. The documents, drawn from the period 1830-1877, discuss social and economic developments as well as political, military, and diplomatic events. Letters and diary entries provide information on people's private lives. A sampling of topics includes causes of the conflict, the military struggle, Union and Confederate politics, diplomacy, African Americans, common soldiers, Johnson's clash with Congress, and the end of Reconstruction. The US and Confederate constitutions are included in the appendix. The volume is not indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)