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Charleston Syllabus

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Readings on the Civil War and Reconstruction


Powdermaker, Hortense, 1903-1970.
After freedom; a cultural study in the deep South, by Hortense Powdermaker.
New York, Viking Press, 1939.
E185.6 .P79


Apostles of disunion : southern secession commissioners and the causes of the Civil War / Charles B. Dew.
Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 2001.
E459 .D4 2001


Battle cry of freedom : the Civil War era / James M. McPherson.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
E173 .O94 v.6


Been in the storm so long : the aftermath of slavery / Leon F. Litwack.
New York : Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1979.
E185.2 .L57 1979


Beyond redemption : race, violence, and the American South after the Civil War / Carole Emberton.
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
E668 .E49 2013


Johnson, Michael P., 1941-
Black masters : a free family of color in the old South / Michael P. Johnson and James L. Roark.
New York : Norton, c1984.
F279.C49 N43 1984


Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.
Black reconstruction in America : an essay toward a history of the part which Black folk played in the attempt to reconstruct democracy in America, 1860-1880 / W.E.B. Du Bois ; introduction by David Levering Lewis.
New York : Oxford University Press, c2007.
E668 .D83 2007


But there was no peace : the role of violence in the politics of Reconstruction / George C. Rable.
Athens : University of Georgia Press, c1984.
E668 .R13 1984


Confederate reckoning : power and politics in the Civil War South / Stephanie McCurry.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.
E487 .M18 2010


Horwitz, Tony, 1958-
Confederates in the attic : dispatches from the unfinished Civil War / Tony Horwitz.
New York : Pantheon Books, c1998.
E468.9 .H78 1998


Race and reunion : the Civil War in American memory / David W. Blight.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2001.
E468.9 .B58 2001


Reconstructing the dreamland : the Tulsa riot of 1921 : race, reparations, and reconciliation / Alfred L. Brophy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
F704.T92 B76 2002


Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.
New York : Doubleday, c2008.
E185.2 .B545 2008


To 'joy my freedom : Southern Black women's lives and labors after the Civil War / Tera W. Hunter.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1998, c1997.
HD6057.5.U52 G45 1998


Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915.
Up from slavery / Booker T. Washington.
New York : Dover Publications, 1995.
E185.97 .W3157 1995


The wars of Reconstruction : the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era / Douglas R. Egerton.
New York, NY : Bloomsbury, 2014.
E668 .E35 2014


White women, black men : illicit sex in the nineteenth-century South / Martha Hodes.
New Haven : Yale University Press, c1997.
HQ1075.5.U6 H63 1997

Readings on the Confederate Flag

Bonner, Robert E., 1967-
Colors and blood : flag passions of the Confederate South / Robert E. Bonner.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2002.
CR113.5 .B66 2002


The Confederate battle flag : America's most embattled emblem / John M. Coski.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.
CR113.5 .C67 2005