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The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction - Brook, Daniel
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In The Accident of Color, Daniel Brook journeys to nineteenth-century New Orleans and Charleston and introduces us to cosmopolitan residents who elude the racial categories the rest of America takes for granted. Before the Civil War, these free, openly mixed-race urbanites enjoyed some rights of citizenship and the privileges of wealth and social status. But after Emancipation, as former slaves move to assert their rights, the black-white binary that rules the rest of the nation begins to intrude. During Reconstruction, a ...

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The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction 2019, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393247442

Hardcover

The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction 2019, HighBridge Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781684419791

Audiobook CD