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The two reconstructions [electronic resource] :the struggle for Black enfranchisement / Richard M. Valelly.

By: Valelly, Richard M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: American politics and political economy: Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 330 p.).ISBN: 9780226845272 (electronic bk.); 0226845273 (electronic bk.); 9780226845289 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226845281 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226845302 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0226845303 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): African Americans -- Suffrage -- History | African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877 | African Americans -- History -- 1877-1964 | African Americans -- Politics and government | Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) | United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1877 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 | Political parties -- United States -- History | United States. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | Election law -- United States -- History | �Etats-Unis. Voting Rights Act of 1965 | Noirs am�ericains -- Suffrage -- Histoire | Noirs am�ericains -- Politique et gouvernement | �Elections -- Droit -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Partis politiques -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Noirs am�ericains -- Histoire -- 1877-1964 | Noirs am�ericains -- Histoire -- 1863-1877 | �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 1865-1877 (Reconstruction) | �Etats-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1865-1877 | �Etats-Unis -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1945-1989 | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights | Reconstruction (1865-1877) | Civil Rights Movement | Negers | Politieke participatie | Kiesrecht | United States | Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877) | Voting Rights Act of 1965 (United States) | African Americans | African Americans -- Politics and government | African Americans -- Suffrage | Election law | Political parties | Political science | United States | 1863 - 1989Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.DDC classification: 323.1196/073/009 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The strange career of African American voting and office-holding -- Forging the coalition of 1867-1868 -- Incomplete institutionalization -- Party-building during the First Reconstruction -- The limits of jurisprudence-building -- The vortex of racial disenfranchisement -- Heralding the Second Reconstruction: the coalition of 1948 -- The coalition of 1961-1965 -- How the Second Reconstruction stabilized -- Institutions and enfranchisement.
Summary: Winner of the 2005 J. David Greenstone Book Award from the Politics and History section of the American Political Science Association. Winner of the 2005 Ralph J. Bunche Award of the American Political Science AssociationWinner of the 2005 V.O. Key, Jr. Award of the Southern Political Science AssociationThe Reconstruction era marked a huge political leap for African Americans, who rapidly went from the status of slaves to voters and officeholders. Yet this hard-won progress lasted only a few decades. Ultimately a "second reconstruction"--Associated with the civil rights movement and t.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-311) and index.

The strange career of African American voting and office-holding -- Forging the coalition of 1867-1868 -- Incomplete institutionalization -- Party-building during the First Reconstruction -- The limits of jurisprudence-building -- The vortex of racial disenfranchisement -- Heralding the Second Reconstruction: the coalition of 1948 -- The coalition of 1961-1965 -- How the Second Reconstruction stabilized -- Institutions and enfranchisement.

Winner of the 2005 J. David Greenstone Book Award from the Politics and History section of the American Political Science Association. Winner of the 2005 Ralph J. Bunche Award of the American Political Science AssociationWinner of the 2005 V.O. Key, Jr. Award of the Southern Political Science AssociationThe Reconstruction era marked a huge political leap for African Americans, who rapidly went from the status of slaves to voters and officeholders. Yet this hard-won progress lasted only a few decades. Ultimately a "second reconstruction"--Associated with the civil rights movement and t.

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