Black reconstruction in America : toward a history of the part which Black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880 (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Black reconstruction in America : toward a history of the part which Black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880

Author: W E B Du Bois; Mack H Jones
Publisher: New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After four centuries of bondage, the nineteenth century marked the long-awaited release of millions of black slaves.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W E B Du Bois; Mack H Jones
ISBN: 9781138519671 1138519677 9781412846202 141284620X
OCLC Number: 1018460105
Notes: Originally published in 1935 by Harcourt, Brace, and Co.
Description: xxv, 659 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Black worker --
The White worker --
The planter --
The general strike --
The coming of the Lord --
Looking backward --
Looking forward --
Transubstantiation of a poor White --
The price of disaster --
The Black proletariat in South Carolina --
The Black proletariat in Mississippi and Louisiana --
The White proletariat in Alabama, Georgia, and Florida --
The duel for labor control on border and frontier --
Counter-revolution of property --
Founding the public school --
Back toward slavery --
The propaganda of history.
Responsibility: W.E.B. Du Bois ; with a new introduction by Mack H. Jones.

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"Upon these falsifiers of Reconstruction history Dr. Du Bois has unloosed his brilliant and bitter eloquence. He has undertaken the herculean task of rewriting Reconstruction history on the basis of Read more...

 
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