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Author McCrary, Peyton, 1943- author.

Title Abraham Lincoln and Reconstruction : the Louisiana experiment / by Peyton McCrary.

Published Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 1978.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (443 pages).
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Notes Includes index.
Summary After victorious federal troops swept through southern Louisiana in 1862, the state became the testing ground for Abraham Lincoln's approach to reconstruction, and thus the focal point for the debate over post-war policy in Washington. Peyton McCrary offers a comprehensive account of the social and political upheavals in Louisiana, set against the background of a new interpretation of the revolutionary dimensions of the Civil War party system. He compares the moderate Republican regime set up by Lincoln with the antebellum social and political system, and contrasts it with the reactionary gov.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Louisiana.
Louisiana -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781400870196 (e-book)
1400870194 (e-book)