Black Reconstruction in America; an essay toward a history of the part which black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880. (Book, 1966) [Beloit College]
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Black Reconstruction in America; an essay toward a history of the part which black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880.

Author: W E B Du Bois
Publisher: New York, Russell & Russell [1966, ©1935]
Series: Studies in American Negro life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Black Reconstruction in America interprets the twenty years of Reconstruction from the point of view of newly liberated African Americans. Though lambasted by critics at the time of its publication in 1935, Black Reconstruction has only grown in historical and literary importance.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W E B Du Bois
ISBN: 0689700636 9780689700637
OCLC Number: 1039311
Notes: Originally published under title: Black reconstruction. New York : Harcourt, Brace, ©1935.
Description: 746 pages 22 cm
Contents: The black worker --
The white worker --
The planter --
The general strike --
The coming of the Lord --
Looking backward --
Looking forward --
The transubstantiation of a poor white --
The price of disaster --
The black proletariat in Mississippi and Louisiana --
The white proletariat in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida --
The duel for labor control on border and frontier --
Counter-revolution of property --
Founding of the public school --
Back toward slavery --
The propaganda of history.
Series Title: Studies in American Negro life.
Other Titles: Black reconstruction

Abstract:

Black Reconstruction in America interprets the twenty years of Reconstruction from the point of view of newly liberated African Americans. Though lambasted by critics at the time of its publication in 1935, Black Reconstruction has only grown in historical and literary importance.
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