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Author Downs, Gregory P.
Title After Appomattox : military occupation and the ends of war / Gregory P. Downs.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 2  973.71 D    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 342 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The war that could not end -- After surrender -- Emancipation at gunpoint -- The challenge of civil government -- Authority without arms -- The war in Washington -- A false peace -- Enfranchisement by martial law -- Between bullets and ballots -- The perils of peace -- Conclusion: A government without force -- Appendixes.
Subject Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1877.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Occupied territories.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Peace.
Military occupation -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Civil-military relations -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Freed persons -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 1865-1950.
Social conflict -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Added Title Military occupation and the ends of war
ISBN 9780674743984 (alkaline paper)
0674743989 (alkaline paper)
Standard No. 40024773837