Civil War & Reconstruction

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Civil War and Reconstruction

Slavery and the Old South

David, Paul, et al. Reckoning With Slavery: a Critical Study in the Quantitative History of American Negro Slavery. New York : Oxford University Press, 1976.

Ellis, Richard. The Union at Risk: Jacksonian Democracy, States’ Rights, and the Nullification Crisis. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Faust, Drew. James Henry Hammond and the Old South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.

________. ” ‘Trying To Do a Man’s Business’: Slavery, Violence, and Gender in the American Civil War.” Gender and History 4 (Summer 1992): 197-214.

Fields, Barbara Jeanne. “The Nineteenth Century American South: History and Theory.” Plantation Society in the Americas 2 (April 1983): 7-27.

Fogel, Robert W., and Stanley L. Engerman. Time on the Cross: the Economics of American Negro Slavery. Boston, 1974.

Foner, Eric. Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War. New York: Oxford U Press, 1995; orig. 1970.

Genovese, Eugene. Roll Jordan Roll: The World the Slaves Made. NY: Pantheon Books, 1974.

Gienapp, William E. “The Crime Against Sumner: the Caning of Charles Sumner and the Rise of the Republican Party.” Civil War History 25:3 (1979): 218-245.

Gutman, Herbert. The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925. New York: Pantheon Books, 1976.

Jaffa, Harry. Crisis of the House Divided: an Interpretation of the Issues in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates. Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday 1959.

____________. A New Birth of Freedom : Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2000.

McCurry, Stephanie. “The Two Faces of Republicanism: Gender and Proslavery Politics in Antebellum South Carolina.” Journal of American History 78 (March 1992): 1245-64.

Oakes, James. The Ruling Race: A History of American Slaveholders. 1st ed. New York: Knopf, 1982.

Potter, David. The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861. New York: Harper & Row, 1976.

Rose, Willie Lee Nichols. Slavery and Freedom. Edited by William W. Freehling. New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.

Watson, Harry L. “Conflict and Collaboration: yeomen, slaveholders, and politics in the antebellum South.” Social History 10 (Oct. 1985): 273-298.

Wright, Gavin. The Political Economy of the Cotton South. New York, 1978.

The Civil War

Berlin, Ira, et al. Slaves No More: Three Essays on Emancipation and the Civil War. NY: Cambridge U. Press, 1992.

Fleming, Walter L. Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama. New York: Columbia University Press, 1905; reprint, Gloucester, Mass.: Peter Smith, 1949.

Foner, Eric. Politics and Ideology in the Age of the Civil War. NY: Oxford U Press, 1980.

Roark, James. Masters Without Slaves: Southern Planters in the Civil War and Reconstruction. New York: Norton, 1977.

Reconstruction

Ayers, Edward L. The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Belz, Herman. “The New Orthodoxy in Reconstruction Historiography.” Reviews in American History 1 (March 1973): 106-113.

Benedict, Michael Les. “Preserving the Constitution: The Conservative Basis of Radical Reconstruction.” Journal of American History 61 (June 1974): 65-90.

________. “The Problem of Constitutionalism and Constitutional Liberty in the Reconstruction South.” in An Uncertain Tradition: Constitutionalism and the History of the South. ed. Kermit L. Hall and James Ely, Jr. (1989): 225-49.

________. “Reform Republicans and the Retreat from Reconstruction.” in The Facts of Reconstruction: Essays in Honor of John Hope Franklin. ed. Eric Anderson and Alfred Moss, Jr. (1991): 53-77.

Bensel, Richard F. Yankee Leviathan: The Origins of Central State Authority in America, 1859-1877. NY: Cambridge U. Press, 1990.

Berlin, Ira, Steven Hahn, et al. “The Terrain of Freedom.” History Workshop (Autumn 1986): 108-130.

Berlin, Ira, Steven Miller, and Leslie Rowland. “Afro-American Families in the Transition from Slavery to Freedom.” Radical History Review (1988): 88-121.

Bowers, Claude G. The Tragic Era, The Revolution After Lincoln. Cambridge, 1929.

Cimbala, Paul A. “The ‘Talisman of Power’: Davis Tillson, the Freedmen’s Bureau, and Free Labor in Reconstruction Georgia, 1865-1866.” Civil War History 28 (June 1982): 153-171.

________. “The Freedmen’s Bureau, the Freedmen, and Sherman’s Grant in Reconstruction Georgia, 1865-1867.” Journal of Southern History 55 (Nov. 1989): 597-632.

Cochran, Thomas. “Did the Civil War Retard Industrialization?” Mississippi Valley Historical Review 48 (Sept. 1961): 197-210.

Fields, Barbara Jeanne. “The Advent of Capitalist Agriculture: the New South in a Bourgeois World.” In Essays on the Postbellum Southern Economy. ed. Thavolia Glymph and John Kushma (1985), 73-94.

Fitzgerald, Michael W. “Radical Republicanism and the White Yeomanry during Alabama Reconstruction, 1865-1868.” Journal of Southern History 54 (November 1988): 565-96.

________. “To Give Our Votes to the Party: Black Political Agitation and Agricultural Change During Reconstruction.” Journal of American History 76 (Sept. 1989): 489-505.

Fitzgerald, Michael W. The Union League in the Deep South: Politics and Agricultural Change During Reconstruction. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.

Fleming, Walter L. Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama. New York: Columbia University Press, 1905; reprint, Gloucester, Mass.: Peter Smith, 1949.

Franklin, John Hope, and Alfred A. Moss, Jr. From Slavery to Freedom: a History of Negro Americans, 7th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1994.

Foner, Eric. Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution. New York: Harper and Row, 1988.

________. Nothing But Freedom: Emancipation and Its Legacy. Baton Rouge, La.: University of Louisiana Press, 1983.

Ford, Lacy K. “Rednecks and Merchants: Economic Development and Social Tensions in the South Carolina Upcountry, 1865-1900.” Journal of American History 71 (September 1984): 294-318.

Goodwyn, Lawrence. The Populist Moment: A Short History of the Agrarian Revolution in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1978.

Gutman, Herbert. The Black Family in Slavery and Freedom, 1750-1925. New York: Pantheon Books, 1976.

Hahn, Steven. The Roots of Southern Populism: Yeoman Farmers and the Transformation of the Georgia Upcountry, 1850-1890. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.

________. “Hunting, Fishing, and Foraging: Common Rights and Class Relations in the Postbellum South.” Radical History Review 26 (1982): 37-64.

________. “Class and State in Postemancipation Societies: Southern Planters in Comparative Perspective.” American Historical Review 95 (Feb. 1990): 75-98.

Jaynes, Gerald David. Branches Without Roots: Genesis of the Black Working Class in the American South, 1862-1882. New York: Oxford U. Press, 1986.

Jeffrey, Julie Roy. “Women in the Southern Farmers Alliance” Feminist Studies 3 (Fall 1975): 72-91.

Kousser, J. Morgan and James M. McPherson, eds. Region, Race, and Reconstruction : Essays in Honor of C. Vann Woodward. New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.

Litwack, Leon. Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery. NY: Vintage Books, 1979.

Mandlebaum, Seymour J. Boss Tweed’s New York. NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1965; reprint with a new introduction by the author, Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1990.

McFeely, William S. Yankee Stepfather: General O.O. Howard and the Freedmen. NY: Norton, 1968.

McKitrick, Eric. Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction. Chicago: U of Chicago Press, 1960; reprint Oxford U Press, 1988.

Moore, James T. “Black Militancy in Readjuster Virginia, 1879-1883.” Journal of Southern History 41 (May 1975): 167-186.

Nieman, Donald G. “Black Political Power and Criminal Justice: Washington County, Texas, 1868-1884.” Journal of Southern History 55 (Aug. 1989): 391-420.

Ransom, Roger, and Richard Sutch. One Kind of Freedom: The Economic Consequences of Emancipation. NY Cambrdige U. Press, 1977.

Reid, Joseph D., Jr. “Sharecropping as an Understandable Market Response: The Post-Bellum South.” Journal of Economic History 76 (Sept. 1989): 489-505.

Roark, James. Masters Without Slaves: Southern Planters in the Civil War and Reconstruction. New York: Norton, 1977.

Rose, Willie Lee. Rehearsal For Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment. New York: Oxford U. Press, 1964.

Royce, Edward. “The Origins of Southern Sharecropping: Explaining Social Change.” Current Perspectives in Social Theory 6 (1985): 279-99.

Silber, Nina. “Intemperate Men, Spiteful Women, and Jefferson Davis: Northern Views of the Defeated South.” American Quarterly 41 (Dec. 1989): 614-35.

Swinney, Everette. “Enforcing the Fifteenth Amendment, 1870-1877.” Journal of Southern History 28 (May 1962): 202-218.

Stanley, Amy Dru. “Beggars Can’t Be Choosers: Compulsion and Contract in Postbellum America.” Journal of American History 78 (March 1992): 1265-93.

Wiener, Jonathan. Social Origins of the New South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1978.

Weiner, Jonathan, et al. “AHR Forum: Class Structure and Economic Development in the American South, 1865-1955.” American Historical Review 84 (Oct. 1979): 970-1006.

Woodman, Harold. “Sequel to Slavery: The New History Views the Postbellum South.” Journal of Southern History 43 (Nov. 1977): 523-54.

________. “How New Was the New South?” Agricultural History 58 (Oct. 1984): 529-45.

________. “Post Civil War Southern Agriculture and the Law.” Agricultural History 53 (Jan. 1979): 319-37. Woodward, C. Vann. Origins of the New South, 1877-1913. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1951.

_________________. Reunion and Reaction: The Compromise of 1877 and the End of Reconstruction (1956 edition). See also the exchange between Peskin and Woodward in the Journal of American History, 60 (1973), 63-73 & 215-223; and Benedict, Journal of Southern History, 46 (1980), 489-524.

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