Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction

Author(s): 
McKitrick, Eric L.
ISBN: 
0195057074
Date published: 
February 1989
Paperback
Price: 
£16.99
Pages: 
544

An essential work on the Civil War period, this classic of Reconstruction scholarship challenges the longstanding myth of Andrew Johnson as misunderstood statesman, revealing him as a small-minded, vindictive, and stubborn man, whose rigid determination to defy Northern majority opinion thwarted the post-war reunion of North and South.