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Author Barreyre, Nicolas, 1975- author.

Uniform Title Or et la liberté. English
Title Gold and freedom : the political economy of Reconstruction / Nicolas Barreyre ; translated by Arthur Goldhammer.

Publication Info. Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2015.


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Description x, 319 pages ; 25 cm.
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Series A Nation Divided, Studies in the Civil War Era
Nation divided.
Summary "This book argues that Northern disputes over public debt, greenbacks, and tariffs, as well as national economic consequences of the Civil War, undermined Reconstruction as much as Southern race relations and constitutional issues"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-308) and index.
Contents Note on statistical and geographic analysis -- Introduction -- Part I. Sectionalism. Sectionalism : the view from the Midwest ; Gold and paper : how money became sectional ; Economic policy and spatial justice : taxation and the tariff -- Part II. Reconstruction. Closing the books on the war : republicanism, civil rights, finance ; For the good of the country and the party ; The Republican retreat to the North -- Epilogue: On space in politics.
Language Translated from the French.
Subject Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Southern States -- History -- 1865-1877.
United States -- Geography -- Political aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Spatial analysis (Statistics)
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1877.
United States -- Economic policy.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
ISBN 9780813937496 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
0813937493 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
9780813937755 (e-book)
Standard No. 40025541490

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