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Emancipation and equal rights politics and constitutionalism in the Civil War era by Herman Belz

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877),
  • African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHerman Belz.
SeriesThe Norton essays in American history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE668 .B45 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 171 p. ;
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4728836M
ISBN 100393056929, 0393090167
LC Control Number78016811

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