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Rehearsal for Reconstruction the Port Royal experiment by Willie Lee Nichols Rose

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Sea Islands,
  • Port Royal (S.C.) Expedition, 1861.,
  • Sea Islands -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementWillie Lee Rose. With an introd. by C. Vann Woodward.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF277 B3 R6 1964
The Physical Object
Pagination442p.
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20486979M

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  Rehearsal for Reconstruction. By Michael Shapiro Olmsted had studied the economic feasibility of slavery in his influential prewar book A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States, and in early he applied those insights to the situation in Port Royal. In February he drafted a bill for Senator Lafayette S. Foster that would establish a. books based on 23 votes: Black Reconstruction in America by W.E.B. Du Bois, Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution by Er.   Reviewing “Rehearsal for Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment” () for The New York Times Book Review, the Amherst professor Henry Steele Commager wrote: “In the rewriting of .   Rehearsal for Reconstruction by Willie Lee Nichols Rose; 9 editions; First published in ; Subjects: African Americans, Emancipation, History, Port Royal (S.C.

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