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After Appomattox

Military Occupation and the Ends of War

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$18.95 • £15.95 • €17.00

ISBN 9780674241626

Publication Date: 08/13/2019


352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

6 photos, 2 illus., 9 maps, 7 tables


  • Note on Sources
  • Introduction: The War That Could Not End
  • 1. After Surrender
  • 2. Emancipation at Gunpoint
  • 3. The Challenge of Civil Government
  • 4. Authority without Arms
  • 5. The War in Washington
  • 6. A False Peace
  • 7. Enfranchisement by Martial Law
  • 8. Between Bullets and Ballots
  • 9. The Perils of Peace
  • Conclusion: A Government without Force
  • Appendixes
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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