Reconstruction: after the Civil War. by John Hope Franklin

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Book details

SeriesThe Chicago history of American civilization
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE668 .F7
The Physical Object
Pagination258 p.
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5827921M
LC Control Number61015931

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