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Title:
The Civil War and Reconstruction
Author:
Donald, David Herbert, 1920-2009.
Publication Information:
New York : Norton, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xiv, 781 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780393974270
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

In this text on the American Civil War, Jean Baker discusses Southern society, slavery, the experiences of women and issues of class. Mike Holt has focused his attention on the post-war Reconstruction.


Author Notes

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and historian David Herbert Donald was born October 1, 1920 in Goodman, Miss. He married Aida DiPace in 1955, they had one child, Bruce Randall. He received an A.B. in 1941 from Millsaps College; an A.M. in 1942, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1946.

Donald has been an associate professor of history at Smith College and a professor of history at Columbia University; Princeton University and Johns Hopkins University. He was also Harry C. Warren Professor of American History, chair of the graduate program in American civilization, and professor emeritus at Harvard University.

Much of Donald's work involves exploring and interpreting the American Civil War and its central figure, Abraham Lincoln. Some recent works includes Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe, Lincoln, and Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, 1996. He received Pulitzer Prizes in biography for both Charles Sumner and Look Homeward.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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