After slavery the Negro in South Carolina during Reconstruction, 1861-1877. by Joel Williamson

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .

Written in English

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  • South Carolina,
  • South Carolina.


  • African Americans -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century,
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- South Carolina,
  • South Carolina -- History -- 1865-

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [419]-430.

Book details

LC ClassificationsE185.93.S7 W73
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 442 p.
Number of Pages442
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5942811M
LC Control Number65013671

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