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The Significance of Reconstruction after the Civil War in American history

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Speaker(s): Professor Eric Foner
Chair: Professor Michael Cox

Recorded on 15 January 2008 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Reconstruction after the Civil War is the least-known era in the American past. Professor Foner explains why an understanding of reconstruction is essential to knowledge of the course of American history, and American society today.

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