Black Reconstruction in America
An Essay Toward A History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860-1880Book - 1983
W.E.B. Du Bois called Black Reconstruction, first published in 1934, his "magnum opus." A massive reinterpretation of the Civil War and Reconstruction with African Americans as actors rather than pawns, it presaged postwar changes in prevailing interpretations of southern history, as well as the rise of black militancy in the 1960s.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1983,1969.
Branch Call Number: 973.8 Du
Characteristics: 746 pages ; 22 cm.