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The two reconstructions : the struggle for Black enfranchisement

Valelly, Richard M

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  • Creator Richard M. Valelly
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
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  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 330 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780226845302, 0226845303, 9780226845289, 0226845281
  • OCLC ocm55502736

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-311) and index.

Contents

  • The strange career of African American voting and office-holding -- Forging the coalition of 1867-1868 -- Incomplete institutionalization -- Party-building during the First Reconstruction -- The limits of jurisprudence-building -- The vortex of racial disenfranchisement -- Heralding the Second Reconstruction: the coalition of 1948 -- The coalition of 1961-1965 -- How the Second Reconstruction stabilized -- Institutions and enfranchisement