Reconstructions

New Perspectives on the Postbellum United States
Author(s): 
Brown, Thomas J.
ISBN: 
0195175956
Date published: 
November 2006
Hardback
Price: 
£17.99

Eight rising historians survey recent scholarship on Reconstruction and identify promising directions for future research. They show that the issues in interpretive debates have changed markedly but that Reconstruction still inspires outstanding historical literature and now encompasses a wider range of adjustments to the effects of the Civil War.