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Declarations of dependence : the long reconstruction of popular politics in the South, 1861-1908 / Gregory P. Downs.

Author/creator Downs, Gregory P.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoChapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.
Description346 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction: Friends unseen : the ballad of political dependency -- Hungry for protection : the Confederate roots of dependence -- Slaves and the great deliverer : freedom and friendship behind Union lines -- Vulnerable at the circumference : demobilization and the limitations of the Freedmen's Bureau -- The great day of acounter : democracy and the problem of power in Republican Reconstruction -- The persistence of prayer : dependency after redemption -- Crazes, fetishes, and enthusiasms : the silver mania and the making of a new politics -- A compressive age : White supremacy and the growth of the modern state -- Coda: Desperate times call for distant friends : Franklin Roosevelt as the last good king?
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2010029301
ISBN9780807834442 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0807834440 (cloth : alk. paper)

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