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By Bruce Baker, Brian Kelly, Eric Foner

ISBN-10: 0813044774

ISBN-13: 9780813044774

“Is there particularly whatever new to assert approximately Reconstruction? the superb contributions to this quantity make it transparent that the answer's a powerful certain. jointly those essays let us reconsider the meanings of country and citizenship within the Reconstruction South, a deeply important activity and a laudable improve at the current historiography.”—Alex Lichtenstein, Indiana University


within the well known mind's eye, freedom for African american citizens is frequently assumed to were granted and completely learned whilst Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation or, no less than, on the end of the Civil battle. in truth, the anxiousness felt by means of newly freed slaves and their allies within the wake of the clash illustrates a extra complex dynamic: the which means of freedom was once vigorously, usually lethally, contested within the aftermath of the war.

After Slavery moves past vast generalizations relating black lifestyles in the course of Reconstruction as a way to tackle the numerous reviews of freed slaves around the South. city unrest in New Orleans and Wilmington, North Carolina, loyalty between former slave proprietors and slaves in Mississippi, armed rebel alongside the Georgia coast, and racial violence during the sector are only the various subject matters examined.

The essays incorporated listed here are chosen from the easiest paintings created for the After Slavery venture, a transatlantic study collaboration. mixed, they provide a range of viewpoints at the key concerns in Reconstruction historiography and a well-rounded portrait of the era.

 

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32. Ross, Slaves to Fashion, 36. 33. html. Justice Warren’s dissenting opinion in Perez v. S. court=US&vol=356&invol=44. 34 Thomas C. Holt 34. , From Migrants to Citizens. 35. Keyssar, Right to Vote. 36. , table A12, 359–61. For an example of reticence to naturalize, see George J. Sanchez, Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993). 37. Honig, Democracy and the Foreigner. 2  “Erroneous and Incongruous Notions of Liberty” Urban Unrest and the Origins of Radical Reconstruction in New Orleans, 1865–1868 Ja m e s I l l i ng wort h In January 1866, Freedmen’s Bureau agent William Dougherty reported on the radicalization and unrest among black workers in Algiers, a suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana.

23. For examples, see Brooks, “Ideal Sweatshop,” 91–111; Whalen, “Sweatshops Here and There,” 45–68; and idem From Puerto Rico to Philadelphia. 24. Sassen, Global Cities and Globalization and Its Discontents. 25. Light, “From Migrant Enclaves to Mainstream,” 705–37. 26. ” 27. ” 28. S. N. reports. S. htm. 29. For examples, see O’Donovan, Becoming Free in the Cotton South; and Holt, Problem of Freedom. 30. Sidney W. ” 31. Edwards, “‘The Marriage Covenant Is the Foundation of All Our Rights’”; Bercaw, Gendered Freedoms; O’Donovan, Becoming Free in the Cotton South.

32. Ross, Slaves to Fashion, 36. 33. html. Justice Warren’s dissenting opinion in Perez v. S. court=US&vol=356&invol=44. 34 Thomas C. Holt 34. , From Migrants to Citizens. 35. Keyssar, Right to Vote. 36. , table A12, 359–61. For an example of reticence to naturalize, see George J. Sanchez, Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993). 37. Honig, Democracy and the Foreigner. 2  “Erroneous and Incongruous Notions of Liberty” Urban Unrest and the Origins of Radical Reconstruction in New Orleans, 1865–1868 Ja m e s I l l i ng wort h In January 1866, Freedmen’s Bureau agent William Dougherty reported on the radicalization and unrest among black workers in Algiers, a suburb of New Orleans, Louisiana.

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