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An Unfinished Revolution

James Oakes | New York Review Of Books | 25th November 2019

Illuminating discussion of the PBS documentary series, Reconstruction, made by Henry Louis Gates Jr and Eric Foner. Reconstruction, the aftermath of the Civil War, was “the process by which American society tried to come to terms with the results of the Civil War, in par…

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