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The Civil War and Reconstruction This Is A Revised Edition By David Herbert Donald Of His Former Professor J G Randall S Book The Civil War And Reconstruction, Which Was Originally Published In 1937 And Had Long Been Regarded As The Standard Work In Its Field , Serving As A Useful Basic Civil War Reference Tool For General Readers And Textbook For College Classes This Second Edition Retains Many Of The Original Chapters, Such As Those Treating Border State Problems, Non Military Developments During The War, Intellectual Tendencies, Anti War Efforts, Religious And Educational Movements, And Propaganda Methods Bearing Evidence Of Mr Randall S Thoroughgoing Exploration Of The Manuscripts And Archives, Whilst It Expands Considerably On Other Original Chapters, Such As Those Relating To The Confederacy Still Other Portions Have Been Entirely Recast Or Rewritten, Such As The Pre War Period Chapters And Reconstruction Chapters, Reflecting Factual Updates Since Randall S Original Publication A Must Read For All Civil War Students And Scholars.


10 thoughts on “The Civil War and Reconstruction

  1. says:

    Since this was such a long book I will pick a few things that I found interesting One, the south was hardly unified prior to the civil war In some cases the majority of counties voted in referendum to remain part of the union and representatives went and voted to secede anyway The hypocrisy of the south is even shocking then I thought As soon as they split in the name of a decentralized government, the first thing they did was form a strong central government The rights of the individual were trampled upon, food, supplies, crops were stolen from individual citizens in a way that left morale crushed in the south A government that many got behind to protect the property of citizens was now systematically thieving from the populace at will Towards the end of the war they actually considered and began the process of arming slaves and sending them in to battle The level of violence against blacks is not surprising but still disturbing These were war crimes that should be mandatory reading all through the south.Lastly, the parallels between Lincoln and Obama are sometimes startling Both are grossly misunderstood by huge sections of the country to the point of total paranoia Both were open to com...


  2. says:

    The best book to read and reference on Civil War and Reconstruction, especially reconstruction We have for so long focused on the war itself and forget about the Fallout and atrocities afterward A must read and a permanent reference volume for any student of the Civil War and government.


  3. says:

    Defense, serious history, but well worth the trouble If you want to be able to have an informed opinion of the effects of the Civil War this is a great place to start.


  4. says:

    Even though the American Civil War ended in 1865, the revenge on and control of the South continued until 1876 The Republican party sought to punish white Southern Democrats for trying to secede from the Union This helped give rise to the Klu Klux Klan which was founded by these Dem...


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