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The Struggle for Equality: Abolitionists & the Negro in the Civil War & Reconstruction
In "The Struggle for Equality," the renowned Civil War historian James McPherson offered an important and timely analysis of the abolitionist movement and the legal basis it provided to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. This work remains an incisive demonstration of the successful role played by rights activists during and after the Civil War, when they evolved from ...more
Hardcover, 488 pages
Published October 21st 1964 by Princeton University Press
(first published June 1964)
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James M. McPherson (born October 11, 1936) is an American Civil War historian, and is the George Henry Davis '86 Professor Emeritus of United States History at Princeton University. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Battle Cry of Freedom, his most famous book. He was the president of the American Historical Association in 2003, and is a member of the editorial board of Encyclopædia Britannica.More about James M. McPherson...