Título: Black New Orleans 1860-1880
Editorial: U of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL
Año de publicación: 1973
Ilustrador: 35 B/W Illustrations
Condición del libro: Fine
Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author
Edición: First Edition.
Tipo de libro: Book
Reissued for the first time in over thirty years, Black New Orleans explores the twenty-year period in which the city’s black population more than doubled. Meticulously researched and replete with archival illustrations from newspapers and rare periodicals, John W. Blassingame’s groundbreaking history offers a unique look at the economic and social life of black people in New Orleans during Reconstruction. Not a conventional political treatment, Blassingame’s history instead emphasizes the educational, religious, cultural, and economic activities of African Americans during the late nineteenth century.
“Blending historical and sociological perspectives, and drawing with skill and imagination upon a variety of sources, [Blassingame] offers fresh insights into an oft-studied period of Southern history. . . . In both time and place the author has chosen an extraordinarily revealing vantage point from which to view his subject. ”—Neil R. McMillen, American Historical Review
John W. Blassingame (1940–2000) was a scholar of the history of American slavery and a former chairman of the African American Studies program at Yale University.
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