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The Road to Redemption: Southern Politics, 1869-1879

(Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies)

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One of the most dramatic episodes in American history was the attempt to establish a two-party political system in the South during Reconstruction. Historians, however, have never systematically analyzed the region's political process during that era. Michael Perman undertakes this task, arguing that the key to understanding Reconstruction politics can be found in the ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published October 8th 1984 by University of North Carolina Press (first published 1984)
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Michael Perman is professor of history emeritus at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He earned his B.A. in 1963 at Hertford College, Oxford University, his M.A. in 1965 at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1965 and his doctorate at the University of Chicago in 1969.

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