A Southern Community in Crisis: Harrison County, Texas - download pdf or read online

By Randolph B. Campbell,Andrew J. Torget

Historians have released numerous reviews of the yankee Civil warfare from 1861 to 1865 and the period of Reconstruction that these 4 years of brutally damaging clash. every one of these works specialise in occasions and advancements on the nationwide or kingdom point, explaining and studying the factors of disunion, the process the struggle, and the sour disputes that arose in the course of recovery of the Union. less recognition has been given to learning how usual humans skilled the years from 1861 to 1876. What did secession, civil warfare, emancipation, victory for the us, and Reconstruction suggest on the neighborhood point in Texas? precisely how a lot change—economic, social, and political—did the period deliver to the point of interest of the research, Harrison County: a cotton-growing, planter-dominated neighborhood with the most important slave inhabitants of any county within the nation? offering a solution to that question is the fundamental objective of A Southern neighborhood in quandary: Harrison County, Texas, 1850–1880. First released through the Texas kingdom old organization in 1983, the ebook is now to be had in paperback, with a foreword by way of Andrew J. Torget, one of many Lone superstar State’s most sensible younger historians.  

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