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Southern Black leaders of the Reconstruction era / edited by Howard N. Rabinowitz.

Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [1982] .
ISBN 025200972X, 9780252009297, 0252009290

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Other Authors Rabinowitz, Howard N., 1942-
Subjects African American leadership -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
African American leadership.
African Americans -- Southern States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans.
Race relations.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Southern States -- Biography.
Southern States -- History -- 1865-1877.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Southern States.
USA -- Südstaaten.
United States.
Series Blacks in the New World.
Description xxiv, 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Essays examine the lives of black leaders of the Reconstruction era, and their stands on major issues.
Contents Introduction: The changing image of Black Reconstructionists / Howard N. Rabinowitz -- PART I: CONGRESSMEN: Blanche K. Bruce of Mississippi: conservative assimilationist / William C. Harris -- John Roy Lynch: Republican stalwart from Mississippi / John Hope Franklin -- Race and faction in the public career of Florida's Josiah T. Walls / Peter D. Klingman -- James T. Rapier of Alabama and the noble cause of Reconstruction / Loren Schweninger -- James O'Hara of North Carolina: Black leadership and local government / Eric Anderson --
PART II: COLLECTIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STATE AND LOCAL LEADERS: Negro delegates to the state constitutional conventions of 1867-69 / Richard L. Hume -- The origins of Negro leadership in New Orleans during Reconstruction / David C. Rankin -- Richmond's Black councilmen, 1871-96 / Michael B. Chesson -- Negro state legislators in South Carolina during Reconstruction / Thomas C. Holt --
PART III: INDIVIDUAL STATE AND LOCAL LEADERS: Holland Thompson and Black political participation in Montgomery, Alabama / Howard N. Rabinowitz -- Aaron A. Bradley: voice of Black labor in the Georgian lowcountry / Joseph P. Reidy -- William Finch of Atlanta: the Black politician as civic leader / James M. Russell and Jerry Thornbery -- Dr. Benjamin A. Boseman, Jr.: Charleston's Black physician-politician / William C. Hine -- George T. Ruby and the politics of expediency in Texas / Carl H. Moneyhon -- APPENDIX: New perspectives on the nature of Black political leadership during Reconstruction / August Meier.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Geographic Area Southern States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7597413
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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