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Reconstructing Reconstruction: The Supreme Court and the Production of Historical Truth

by Brandwein, Pamela
Publisher: Duke University Press
Issue: Winter 2000
ISBN: 0822322846

A scholarly look at the conventional account of slavery's demise, aftermath, and impact on judicial decision making, Reconstructing Reconstruction places special focus on later Supreme Court decisions on civil rights.

review of Reconstructing Reconstruction: The Supreme Court and the Production of Historical Truth, by Brandwein, Pamela, Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2000).