Redemption : : the last battle of the Civil War

Title Redemption : : the last battle of the Civil War
Names Lemann, Nicholas.
Book Number BR017190
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Chronicles post-Civil War Reconstruction's degeneration into Jim Crow laws. Describes the 1873 Easter Sunday massacre in Colfax, Louisiana, and the armed campaign of racial violence. Highlights the attempts of former Union general Adelbert Ames, governor of Mississippi, to preserve black civil rights. Violence and some strong language. 2006.
Local Subject History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Adult Book - AD
Short Book - SH
Braille Book Review, Mar-Apr 2008 - B208
Audience Notes Contains strong language.
Contains violence.
LC Subject African Americans - Segregation - Southern States - History
African Americans - Civil rights - Southern States - History
Violence - Southern States - History - 19th century
Southern States - Race relations - History - 19th century
Southern States - History - 1865-1951
Southern States - Politics and government - 1865-1950
Call Number 975.00496073 ANF
Language English
Released 2006
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2006 (Braille International, Inc., transcribing agency. Braille International, Inc., distributor.)
Original Publication Reproduction of: 1st ed. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.
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