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The Impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Arkansas: Persistence in the Midst of Ruin

by Moneyhon, Carl H.
Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
Retail Price: $19.95
Issue: Spring 2003
ISBN: 155728735X

New in paperback, this study describes Arkansas society before, during, and after the Civil War. Moneyhon argues that Reconstruction allowed for the most powerful state before the war to regain its lofty status all the while instituting a cotton economy based on sharecropping that was not much different than that of the antebellum era.

review of The Impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Arkansas: Persistence in the Midst of Ruin, by Moneyhon, Carl H., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2003).