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Splendid Failure

Postwar Reconstruction in the American South (American Ways Series)

by Michael W. Fitzgerald

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • Race And Ethnic Relations,
  • United States Local History,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • Central Southern states,
  • United States - Reconstruction Period (1865-1877),
  • History / General,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • 1865-1877,
  • 19th century,
  • Politics and government,
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877),
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ),
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8670351M
    ISBN 101566637341
    ISBN 109781566637343

    “The attempt to make black men American citizens was in a certain sense a failure, but a splendid failure. It did not fail where it was expected to fail.” W.E.B. Du Bois, Black Reconstruction: An Essay Toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, – (New York: Harcourt Author: Irwin L. Collier. A Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South Susanna Michele Lee Follow this and additional works at: Recommended Citation Lee, Susanna Michele () "A Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South," Civil War Book Review: Vol. Iss. : Susanna Michele Lee.

    According to historian Eric Foner, what did W.E.B. Du Bois mean when he described Reconstruction as a “splendid failure”? What was the relationship between the Reconstruction era and the Civil Rights Movement of the 20th century? Why do historians refer to Reconstruction as an “unfinished revolution”? Splendid failure: postwar reconstruction in the american South. [Michael W Fitzgerald] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Fitzgerald. Find more information about: .

    The attempts to make black men American citizens was in a certain sense all a failure, but a splendid failure." _ W.E.B Du Bios The Book Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction is about the attempts that were made to support racial equality amongst African American slaves. Thesis: The book, Splendid Failure Postwar Reconstruction in the American South, is about the loss of government support for racial equality after the Civil War. Fitzgerald believed that what the Republicans did may not have been enough, but even if they did more, he believed that it may not have made a difference in Reconstruction. Throughout the book it seems as if Fitzgerald was .


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It reminded me of why I not only love to research in the period, but teach it as well. H-Net Book Review. Fitzgerald's deep learning and distinctive interpretation make this a book for the seasoned professional as : Dee, Ivan R.

Publisher. The Most Splendid Failure book Failure book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Review: Splendid Failure. Novem Hunter Wallace American South, Books, Culture, Dixie, History, Negroes, Race Relations, Racism, Southern Nationalism, Whiteness, Yankees Fitzgerald’s book is a short overview of the Reconstruction era as a whole.

He gives a partial description of what happened in the other Southern states. Recommended for any college-level collection. * Midwest Book Review * Eminently readable analysis Concern with the possibility of establishing democracy amid postwar violence make[s] the book especially timely.

* Virginia Quarterly Review * Reading Splendid Failure was splendid. The prose is quick, at times witty, and always readable/5(67).

Splendid Failure recounts how postwar financial missteps and other governance problems quickly soured idealistic Northerners on the practical consequences of the Radical Republican plan, and set the stage for the explosion that swept Southern Republicans from power and resulted in Northern acquiescence to the bloody repression of voting rights.2/5(1).

politics. Splendid Failure offers a dense, thoughtful reconsideration of these turbulent events and their results. RONALD D. LANKFORD, JR. (June 7, ) Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review. The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by.

Michael Fitzgerald, the author of “Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South,” opens his fascinating study with these words from W.E.B DuBois, “If the Reconstruction of the Southern states had been conceived as a major national program of America, whose accomplishment at any price was well worth the effort, we should.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The most splendid failure by André Bleikasten,Indiana University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: Michael W.

Fitzgerald is the author of Splendid Failure ( avg rating, 69 ratings, 10 reviews, published ), Urban Emancipation ( avg rating, 6 /5. Black scholar W.E.B. Du Bois, who was born in —the year that the 14th Amendment was ratified—famously termed the Reconstruction period a "splendid failure," for it didn't fail for the reasons that whites thought or expected that it would.

Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South American Ways: : Fitzgerald.: Libros en idiomas extranjeros/5(5). Splendid Failure recounts how postwar financial missteps and other governance problems quickly soured idealistic Northerners on the practical consequences of the Radical Republican plan, and set the stage for the explosion that swept Southern Republicans from power and resulted in Northern acquiescence to the bloody repression of voting Price Range: $ - $ Fitzgerald's book will not inspire new conceptions of Reconstruction; it will not challenge Foner's book as the grand synthesis of the era of Reconstruction.

But it will serve as a counter to Foner's study. In its brevity and range, its depth and inclusiveness, Splendid Failure is. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for American Ways: Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South by Michael W.

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Although not a purely chronological narrative, Splendid Failure provides a solid overview of Reconstruction that keeps the experience of southern freedpeople at its heart. It also layers political, social, and economic development upon that foundation, giving readers an appreciation for the interrelated issues confronting the country after the war.

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[Michael W Fitzgerald] -- "Since the civil rights era of the s, revisionist historians have sympathized with the racial-justice motivations of the Radical Republican Reconstruction policies that followed the Civil War.The Splendid Failure Michael Fitzgerald's, "Splendid Failure" describes the unfolding tensions of the rebuilding of the United States after it’s horrid war the nation went through.

In this essay, we will discuss three things. The government, the freedmen, and explain who’s at fault, the North or.Splendid failure - postwar reconstruction in the american south. [Michael W Fitzgerald] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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