Book - Reunion & Reaction
Little, Brown and Company
Reunion & Reaction
Reunion & Reaction by C Vann Woodward
The compromise of 1877 and the End of Reconstruction
This searching re-examination of the final betrayal of the Civil War idealism is a model of lucid and cogent scholarship.
In his extraordinary piecing together of the inner history of the Great Compromise of 1876-1877, Professor Woodward has solved not only one of the most baffling but also one of the most important mysteries of the American past.