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Urban Emancipation

Popular Politics in Reconstruction Mobile, 1860-1890

Urban Emancipation( )
Author: Fitzgerald, Michael W.
ISBN:978-0-8071-2837-4
Publication Date:Sep 2002
Publisher:Louisiana State University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

Scholars of Reconstruction have generally described Republican party factional conflicts in racial terms, as if the Radical agenda evoked unified black support. As Michael W. Fitzgerald shows in the first major study of black popular politics in the urban South in the years surrounding the Civil War, that depiction oversimplifies a contentious and often overlooked intraracial dynamic. Republican political power, he argues, heightened divisions within the African American community,...
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Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Biography & Autobiography / Political
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.944 x 8.915 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds



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