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Title The Freedmen's Bureau and Reconstruction / [edited by] Paul A. Cimbala and Randall M. Miller.
Imprint New York : Fordham University Press, 1999.
Edition First edition.

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Series Reconstructing America ; no. 4.
Reconstructing America (Series) ; no. 4.
Subject United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Freedmen -- Southern States.
African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1877.
Southern States -- History -- 1865-1877.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Alt Name Cimbala, Paul A. (Paul Alan), 1951-
Miller, Randall M.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xxxii, 363 pages ; 24 cm.
polychrome rdacc
Edition First edition.
Note Includes index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585171300 (electronic bk.) : $35.00
0823219348 (hardcover)
0823219356 (pbk.)
OCLC # 44965591
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99034974 (OCoLC)41528197.
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Introduction. The Freedmen's Bureau and Reconstruction: An Overview / Randall M. Miller 
1Ulysses S. Grant and the Freedmen's Bureau / Brooks D. Simpson1
2Andrew Johnson and the Freedmen's Bureau / Hans L. Trefousse29
3Emancipation and Military Pacification: The Freedmen's Bureau and Social Control in Alabama / Michael W. Fitzgerald46
4"One of the Most Appreciated Labors of the Bureau": The Freedmen's Bureau and the Southern Homestead Act / Michael L. Lanza67
5The Personnel of the Freedmen's Bureau in Arkansas / Randy Finley93
6Architects of a Benevolent Empire: The Relationship between the American Missionary Association and the Freedmen's Bureau in Virginia, 1865-1872 / E. Allen Richardson119
7"Une Chimere": The Freedmen's Bureau in Creole New Orleans / Caryn Cosse Bell140
8"Because They Are Women": Gender and the Virginia Freedmen's Bureau's "War on Dependency" / Mary J. Farmer161
9The Freedmen's Bureau and Wage Labor in the Louisiana Sugar Region / John C. Rodrigue193
10"A Full-Fledged Government of Men": Freedmen's Bureau Labor Policy in South Carolina, 1865-1868 / James D. Schmidt219
11"To Enslave the Rising Generation": The Freedmen's Bureau and the Texas Black Code / Barry A. Crouch261
12Land, Lumber, and Learning: The Freedmen's Bureau, Education and the Black Community in Post-Emancipation Maryland / Richard Paul Fuke288
13Reconstruction's Allies: The Relationship of the Freedmen's Bureau and the Georgia Freedmen / Paul A. Cimbala315
 Afterword / James M. McPherson343
 Contributors349
 Index355


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