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Climbing Up to Glory: A Short History of African Americans During the Civil War and Reconstruction

by Jenkins, Wilbert L.
Publisher: SR Books
Retail Price: $21.95
Issue: Winter 2003
ISBN: 084202817X

A balancing act between the depth scholars insist upon, and the breadth and conciseness that prudence requires, Jenkins has produced a work that is an excellent starting point for topics on slavery, emancipation, Reconstruction, and life in general for African Americans during that tumultuous era.

review of Climbing Up to Glory: A Short History of African Americans During the Civil War and Reconstruction, by Jenkins, Wilbert L., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2003).