"This provocative collection boldly rewrites the way we understand the United States in the post-Civil War era. The editors argue for thinking beyond the traditional framework of Reconstruction and considering, instead, regionally interconnected struggles over the capacity of the federal government (which they term a Stockade State) and over the boundaries of coercion in the aftermath of slavery"--

The World the Civil War Made 2015, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill

ISBN-13: 9781469624181

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