xiii, 336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780809328895 paperback alkaline paper 0809328895 paperback alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-326) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The status of African Americans before the Civil War The expansion of governmental power and the nationalization of the Union African Americans, emancipation, and military service Rights during the Civil War and Reconstruction : potential, change, and opposition Judicial interpretation and limitation of the Civil War amendments and civil rights legislation.
KF4757 .C48 2009
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press,