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The Civil War Era: Historical Viewpoints
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0155010395, Paperback)This unique anthology of 32 selections offers viewpoints that encourage student interpretation and class discussion of topics related to the Civil War and Reconstruction eras. Selections include social, political, and military perspectives, making this supplement appropriate for any Civil War or advanced U.S. History course.
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This reader is designed primarily for classroom use. It presents contrasting points of view on topics dealing with the Civil War and Reconstruction in the hope that they will stimulate discussion among students and encourage them to read further.... [For] college students. -Pref. [Cont. from TofC] Was the Civil War a total war? / M.E. Neely -- Final outcome: Collapse of the Confederacy / A. Jones; Perseverance of soldiers / R. Mitchell -- Radical Republicans: Reconstruction versus restoration / H.K. Beale; Politics & possibilities / W.R. Brock -- Political equality in the Postbellum South: New Orleans & emergence of political violence / G.C. Rable; Black suffrage and white dissenters / C. Degler -- Reconstruction in the South: Triumph of the conservatives / K.M. Stampp; River has its bend / E. Foner -- Compromise of 1877: Forked road to reunion / C.V. Woodward; Was there a compromise of 1877? / A. Peskin; Yes, there was a compromise of 1877 / C.V. Woodward.
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