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In the wake of slavery [electronic resource] : Civil War, Civil Rights, and the reconstruction of Southern law / Joseph A. Ranney.

By: Ranney, Joseph A, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, CT : Praeger Publishers, c2006Description: 1 online resource (x, 199 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313069246 (electronic bk.); 0313069247 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Constitutional history -- Southern States | African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History | Suffrage -- Southern States -- History | Women's rights -- Southern States -- History | Southern States -- Race relations | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | LAW -- Constitutional | LAW -- Public | Gleichberechtigung | Rassenbeziehung | Reconstruction | Verfassung | B�urgerrecht | Stimmrecht | USA -- S�udstaaten | SchwarzeGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In the wake of slavery.DDC classification: 342.7302/9 Other classification: PL 728 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : the legal history of reconstruction -- Traveling the political dial : political and cultural forces that shaped reconstruction-era lawmakers -- Law and the wartime South -- The great wreck of property : coming to grips with emancipation -- Cleaning up after the Confederacy : the new federalism and allocation of losses of war -- The constitutional legacy of reconstruction -- A republic of paupers : shaping the individuals role in the postwar economy -- The South confronts corporations -- Reconstruction and womens rights -- Southern law during the Bourbon era (1877-1890) -- The impassable chasm : Southern law during the straight-out era (1890-1915) -- The legal legacy of reconstruction.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-194) and index.

Introduction : the legal history of reconstruction -- Traveling the political dial : political and cultural forces that shaped reconstruction-era lawmakers -- Law and the wartime South -- The great wreck of property : coming to grips with emancipation -- Cleaning up after the Confederacy : the new federalism and allocation of losses of war -- The constitutional legacy of reconstruction -- A republic of paupers : shaping the individuals role in the postwar economy -- The South confronts corporations -- Reconstruction and womens rights -- Southern law during the Bourbon era (1877-1890) -- The impassable chasm : Southern law during the straight-out era (1890-1915) -- The legal legacy of reconstruction.

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