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"What shall we do with the Negro?" [electronic resource] : Lincoln, white racism, and Civil War America / Paul D. Escott.

By: Escott, Paul D, 1947-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 304 p., [10] p. of plates) : ill., ports.ISBN: 9780813930466 (electronic bk.); 0813930464 (electronic bk.).Other title: Lincoln, white racism, and Civil War America.Subject(s): Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Relations with African Americans | Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States | African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 19th century | African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- History -- 19th century | Race -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Whites -- United States -- Attitudes -- History -- 19th century | United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 | HISTORY -- United States -- Civil War Period (1850-1877) | Zwarten | Slavernij | Rassenverhoudingen | Amerikaanse burgeroorlog | Verenigde Staten | Geconfedereerde Staten | Lincoln, Abraham -- Schwarze | Lincoln, Abraham -- Rassismus | Lincoln, Abraham -- Sklaverei | Lincoln, Abraham | Rassismus -- USA -- Geschichte 19. Jh | Sezessionskrieg -- Schwarze | Rassenbeziehung -- USA -- Geschichte 19. Jh | Rassismus | Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865) | Schwarze -- USA -- Geschichte 19. Jh | USA | Lincoln, Abraham | Rassismus | B�urgerkrieg | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: "What shall we do with the Negro?".DDC classification: 973.7092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Prologue: First declarations -- Part 1: Northern developments. The North confronts the question ; War's proving ground ; Amnesty, apprenticeship, and the freedmen's future ; Politics, emancipation, and Black rights -- Part 2: Southern developments. Slavery, war, and the slaveholder's mind ; Heresy, dogma, and the Confederate debate -- Part 3: Confluence. The Hampton Roads conference ; 1865 and beyond -- Appendix: A brief, additional note on a vast historiography.
Summary: Consulting a broad range of contemporary newspapers, magazines, books, army records, government documents, publications of citizens' organizations, letters, diaries, and other sources, Paul D. Escott examines the attitudes and actions of Northerners and Southerners regarding the future of African Americans after the end of slavery. --from publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-292) and index.

Prologue: First declarations -- Part 1: Northern developments. The North confronts the question ; War's proving ground ; Amnesty, apprenticeship, and the freedmen's future ; Politics, emancipation, and Black rights -- Part 2: Southern developments. Slavery, war, and the slaveholder's mind ; Heresy, dogma, and the Confederate debate -- Part 3: Confluence. The Hampton Roads conference ; 1865 and beyond -- Appendix: A brief, additional note on a vast historiography.

Consulting a broad range of contemporary newspapers, magazines, books, army records, government documents, publications of citizens' organizations, letters, diaries, and other sources, Paul D. Escott examines the attitudes and actions of Northerners and Southerners regarding the future of African Americans after the end of slavery. --from publisher description.

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