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New Masters: Northern Planters During the Civil War and Reconstruction

by Powell, Lawrence N.
Publisher: Fordham University Press
Issue: Summer 1999
ISBN: 0823218937

A reprint (with a new preface) of Powell's book discusses Northern capitalists emigrating to the Reconstruction South, transforming the economy "not into the image of the free-soil North, but into the image of the Gilded Age."

review of New Masters: Northern Planters During the Civil War and Reconstruction, by Powell, Lawrence N., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 1999).