Robert Selph Henry

A solid narrative history of the Reconstruction period from a master Southern historian.

E. Merton Coulter

A fine cultural history of the South and her people during this time.

William A. Dunning

This book outlines how Reconstruction’s comprehensive tentacles affected all aspects of American life.

Walter L. Fleming

Considered by the current historical profession to be outdated and incorrect, these collections of primary materials relating to Reconstruction invalidate the modern (Foner led) narrative of the era.

Howard K. Beale

Beale argues Reconstruction had a strong economic motivation.