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The Freedmen's Bureau in South Carolina, 1865 - 1872

Martin Abbott

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 10/2018
Pages: 172
Subject: History | University of North Carolina
Print ISBN: 9.78081E+12
eBook ISBN: 9781469648958


Abbott's book deals with the Freedmen's Bureau, the agency that faced the main challenge of defining the meaning of freedom for four million slaves after the Civil War. He records the difficulties that resulted from the urgency of the needs the bureau sought to remedy and the issue of whether the bureau may have used its position to further the cause of Radical Republicanism.

Originally published 1967.

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