The long reconstruction : the post-Civil War South in history, film, and memory

Wetta, Frank J., 1942-

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  • Creator Frank J. Wetta and Martin A. Novelli
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York : Routledge, 2014.
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 160 pages ; 20 cm
  • ISBNs 9780415894647, 0415894646, 9780415894654, 0415894654, 9780203122266
  • OCLC ocn838197232

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-151) and index.

Contents

  • The night they drove old Dixie down: constructing reconstruction history -- Lincoln "unmurdered": reconstruction alternatives and counterfactuals -- "Let's make a start": war and reconstruction on the homefront -- "Sunshine headin' my way": memories of reconstruction in black and white -- Wilkes & Kennedy: the economic consequences of the Civil War -- "I am vengeful and I shall not sleep" : the Civil War and the legacy of violence during reconstruction -- "A gallant soldier and a Christian gentleman": the reconciliation of north and south on the post-Civil War frontier -- "The princess of the moon" : the lost cause, reconstruction, and the unfinished Civil War
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