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. Challenging the Dunning Orthodoxy: The Reconstruction Revisionism of Francis Butler Simkins and Robert Hilliard Woody

James Scott Humphreys

in Of Times and Race: Essays Inspired by John F. Marszalek

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036392
eISBN:
9781621030522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036392.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the early years of the twentieth century, Columbia University professor William Archibald Dunning portrayed Reconstruction as a time of endless troubles for southern whites, whom he claimed were ... More


Whom Is Reconstruction For?

Bruce E. Baker

in Freedoms Gained and Lost: Reconstruction and Its Meanings 150 Years Later

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780823298150
eISBN:
9781531500559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823298150.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

By posing the question of whom Reconstruction was for this chapter assesses the state of Reconstruction studies today and explains why Reconstruction remains so important. Bruce Baker traces the ... More


Introduction

Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly

in After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044774
eISBN:
9780813046440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044774.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This introductory essay uses Thaddeus Stevens's comments on the Fourteenth Amendment to set the stage for essays that consider the relationship between citizenship and freedom after emancipation, ... More


Introduction: The Recovered Life of Isaac Anderson

Alicia K. Jackson

in The Recovered Life of Isaac Anderson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835147
eISBN:
9781496835178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835147.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The most popular understanding of Reconstruction in Georgia is shaped by antiquated and faulty views of Black leadership, despite more recent scholarship to the contrary. The personal story of Isaac ... More


Afterword

Eric Foner

in After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044774
eISBN:
9780813046440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044774.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

Leading Reconstruction historian Eric Foner reflects on the state of the field, situating his work within a longer debate and reflecting on some of the key issues raised in this essay collection. ... More


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