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LaWanda Cox and John H. Cox, Reconstruction, the Negro, and the New South (1973)

Paul D. Escott, et al, ed, Major problems in the history of the American South: documents and essays.
Vol. 2 - The New South (1990)

Eric Foner, Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 (1988)

Eric Foner, ‘The Meaning of Freedom in the Age of Emancipation,’ Journal of American History 81
(1994): 435-460 [also on JSTOR]

Eric Foner, Nothing But Freedom: Emancipation and its Legacy (1983)

Eric Foner, ‘The Politics of Freedom,’ in Carl J. Guarneri, ed., America Compared: American History in
International Perspective (1997), vol. 1, pp. 368-388 or vol. 2, pp. 2-22

Steven Hahn, ‘Class and State in Postemancipation Societies: Southern Planters in Comparative
Perspective,’ American Historical Review 95 (1990): 75-98 [also on JSTOR]

Thomas C. Holt and Elsa Barkley Brown (eds.), Major Problems in African-American History, Vol II:
From Freedom to ãFreedom Nowä, 1865-1990s (2000), chs. 2-3

Leon F. Litwack, Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery (1980)

Michael Perman, (ed)., Major Problems in the Civil War and Reconstruction (1992)

Joe William Trotter Jr., The African American Experience (2001), pt IV

C. Vann Woodward, 'Reconstruction: A Counterfactual Playback,' in Carl J. Guarneri, ed., America
Compared (1997), vol 1, pp. 389-403 or vol. 2, pp. 23-38

C. Vann Woodward, The Strange Career of Jim Crow

Specialised reading

Ira Berlin, et. al., Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, multivolume (1983- )

Lawrence Cohn, Nothing but the Blues (1993)

Allison Davis, Deep South: a social anthropological study of caste and class (1941)

Francis Davis, The History of the Blues (1995)

W.E.B. Du Bois, Black Reconstruction (1935)

Michael W. Fitzgerald, ‘Republican Factionalism and Black Empowerment: The Spencer-Warner
Controversy and Alabama Reconstruction, 1868-1880’, Journal of Southern History 64 (August 1998)

Philip S. Foner and Ronald L. Lewis (eds.), The Black Worker: A Documentary History (multivolume)

J. Grossman, Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners and the Great Migration (1989)

William H. Harris, The Harder We Run: Black Workers Since the Civil War (1982)
J. William Harris, 'Etiquette, Lynching, and Racial Boundaries in Southern History: a Mississippi
Example,' American Historical Review 100 (1995): 387-410 [also on JSTOR]

Martha Hodes, White women, black men: illicit sex in the nineteenth-century South (1997)

Charles Johnson, Shadow of the Plantation (1979 edn.)

Charles Johnson, Growing up in the Black Belt (1967)

Nicholas Lemann, The Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and how it changed America (1991)

Ronald L. Lewis, 'From Peasant to Proletarian: The Migration of Southern Blacks to the Central
Appalachian Coalfields', Journal of Southern History 55 (1989): 77-102

Neil McMillen, Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow (1989);

A. Ochiai, 'The Port Royal experiment revisited: Northern visions of reconstruction and the land
question,' New England Quarterly 74 (2001): 94-117

Heather Cox Richardson, The death of Reconstruction: race, labor, and politics in the post-Civil War
North, 1865-1901 (2001)

J.C. Rodrigue, 'Labor militancy and black grassroots political mobilization in the Louisiana sugar
region, 1865-1868,' Journal of Southern History 67 (2001): 115-142

Theodore Rosengarten, All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw (1975)

Robert W. Rydell, ed., The Reason Why the Colored American is Not in the World’s Columbian
Exposition [Wells, Douglass, Penn, Barnett] (1893; reprinted 1999)

Rebecca J. Scott, 'Defining the Boundaries of Freedom in the World of Cane: Cuba, Brazil, and
Louisiana after Emancipation,' American Historical Review 99 (1994): 70-102 [also on JSTOR]

C. Vann Woodward, Origins of the New South (1951)

Joel Williamson, 'Wounds not scars: Lynching, the national conscience, and the American historian,'
Journal of American History 83 (1997): 1221-1253

Richard Wright, Black Boy (1970).

Karin L. Zipf, '"The WHITES shall rule the land or die": Gender, Race, and Class in North Carolina
Reconstruction Politics', Journal of Southern History 65 (August 1999)

See, also, the novels: James Baldwin, Go Tell it on the Mountain (1953); William Faulkner, Light in
August (1932);Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird (1960); Alice Walker, The Color Purple (1983)

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