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But there was no peace : the role of violence in the politics of reconstruction / George C. Rable.

Rable, George C., (author.).

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Beaufort - St. Helena Branch 973.8 RAB (Text) 0530005631078 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch REC 973.8 RAB (Text) 0530005631069 Adult Reconstruction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780820330112
  • ISBN: 0820330116
  • Physical Description: xvii, 257 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: [New edition].
  • Publisher: Athens [Ga.] : University of Georgia Press, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in 1984.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-251) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface to the new edition -- American violence, Southern violence, and Reconstruction -- The Specter of Saint-Domingue -- The Memphis race riot -- New Orleans and the emergence of political violence -- Military reconstruction: the triumph of Jacobinism -- The origins of the Counterrevolution -- The search for a strategy -- Counterrevolution aborted: Louisiana, 1871-1875 -- Counterrevolution triumphant: Mississippi, 1873-1876 -- 1876: The triumph of reaction -- Epilogue: On the inevitability of tragedy.
Summary, etc.:
This book examines the use of violence by conservative southerners in the post-Civil War South to subvert Federal Reconstruction policies, overthrow Republican state governments, restore Democratic power, and reestablish white racial hegemony.
Subject: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Violence > Southern States > History > 19th century.
Southern States > History > 1865-1877.

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