The Resource Capitol men : the epic story of Reconstruction through the lives of the first Black congressmen, Philip Dray, (electronic resource)

Capitol men : the epic story of Reconstruction through the lives of the first Black congressmen, Philip Dray, (electronic resource)

Label
Capitol men : the epic story of Reconstruction through the lives of the first Black congressmen
Title
Capitol men
Title remainder
the epic story of Reconstruction through the lives of the first Black congressmen
Statement of responsibility
Philip Dray
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pulitzer Prize finalist Philip Dray shines a light on a little known group of men: the nation's first black members of Congress. These men played a critical role in pushing for much-needed reforms in the wake of a traumatic civil war, including public education for all children, equal rights, and protection from Klan violence. But they have been either neglected or maligned by most historians--their "glorious failure" chalked up to corruption and "ill-preparedness."--From publisher description
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dray, Philip
Dewey number
973.8/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E668
LC item number
.D76 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • patent document
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • USA
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • African American legislators
  • Social justice
  • Abgeordneter
  • United States
  • Southern States
  • United States
  • Southern States
  • Schwarze
Target audience
adult
Label
Capitol men : the epic story of Reconstruction through the lives of the first Black congressmen, Philip Dray, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dallaslibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6B310739-9D12-46E3-A5E7-A7297D32BF82
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-437) and index
Contents
Boat thief [Robert Smalls] -- A new kind of nation -- Daddy Cain -- "The whirligig of time" -- Kukluxery -- Pinch -- The Colfax Massacre -- Capstone of the reconstructed Republic -- Divided time -- The eternal fitness of things -- Black Thursday -- A dual house -- Exodusting -- A rope of sand -- "The negroes' farewell"
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 463 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547526911
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6B310739-9D12-46E3-A5E7-A7297D32BF82
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn759582331
  • (OCoLC)759582331
  • 1543251
Label
Capitol men : the epic story of Reconstruction through the lives of the first Black congressmen, Philip Dray, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dallaslibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6B310739-9D12-46E3-A5E7-A7297D32BF82
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [421]-437) and index
Contents
Boat thief [Robert Smalls] -- A new kind of nation -- Daddy Cain -- "The whirligig of time" -- Kukluxery -- Pinch -- The Colfax Massacre -- Capstone of the reconstructed Republic -- Divided time -- The eternal fitness of things -- Black Thursday -- A dual house -- Exodusting -- A rope of sand -- "The negroes' farewell"
Edition
1st Mariner Books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 463 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780547526911
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6B310739-9D12-46E3-A5E7-A7297D32BF82
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn759582331
  • (OCoLC)759582331
  • 1543251

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