University of North Carolina Press
A Wider View of Reconstruction
For too many Americans, the Reconstruction era is an afterthought, or worse yet, a confusing postscript to four years of Civil War that provided considerable clarity. No serious scholar would today deny the centrality of slavery and its extension as the cause....
Egerton, Douglas R.
"The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 17
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol17/iss2/25