Splendid failure : postwar Reconstruction in the American South / Michael W. Fitzgerald.
Author: Fitzgerald, Michael W., 1956-
Publisher: Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, c2007.
ISBN: 1566637392 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781566637343 (cloth : alk. paper)
1566637341 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781566637398 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Description: x, 234 p. ; 22 cm.
Series: American ways series
Subject: Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) History 19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).
United States Politics and government 1865-1877.
Southern States Politics and government 1865-1950.
Southern States Race relations History 19th century.
Southern States Social conditions 1865-1945.
Southern States Economic conditions 19th century.
Contents: To Civil War : what slavery did -- National politics : Andrew Johnson and the lost compromise -- Emancipation and terror in the plantation South -- Establishing the Reconstruction governments -- Railroads, development, and reconstructing society -- Race, faction, and grant -- Gender, race, and civil society in the Reconstruction South -- The politics of slaughter : depression and reaction -- Endgame in South Carolina : 1877 and after.