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By Kate Masur

ISBN-10: 0807834149

ISBN-13: 9780807834145

ISBN-10: 0807872660

ISBN-13: 9780807872666

An instance for the entire Land finds Washington, D.C. as a laboratory for social coverage within the period of emancipation and the Civil conflict. during this panoramic learn, Kate Masur offers a nuanced account of African american citizens' grassroots activism, municipal politics, and the U.S. Congress. She tells the provocative tale of ways black men's correct to vote remodeled neighborhood affairs, and the way, in brief order, urban reformers made that correct almost meaningless. Bringing the query of equality to the leading edge of Reconstruction scholarship, this largely praised research explores how matters approximately private and non-private area, civilization, and dependency expert the period's debate over rights and citizenship.

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