Chapter 7. The Reconstruction of the South and the Construction of Southern History

  1. J. William Harris

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773338.ch7

The Making of the American South: A Short History, 1500-1877

The Making of the American South: A Short History, 1500-1877

How to Cite

Harris, J. W. (2006) The Reconstruction of the South and the Construction of Southern History, in The Making of the American South: A Short History, 1500-1877, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773338.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631209638

Online ISBN: 9780470773338

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Keywords:

  • reconstruction;
  • southern history;
  • confederate states;
  • constitutional convention;
  • labor

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Reconstruction in Wartime

  • Contests for Power

  • The Politics of Reconstruction in the States

  • “I Wish You Could Be Here a Little While and See What an Alteration Freedom Makes.”

  • White Supremacy

  • The Construction of Southern History