The Resource 1877 : America's year of living violently, Michael A. Bellesiles, (electronic resource)

1877 : America's year of living violently, Michael A. Bellesiles, (electronic resource)

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1877 : America's year of living violently
Title
1877
Title remainder
America's year of living violently
Statement of responsibility
Michael A. Bellesiles
Title variation
Eighteen hundred seventy-seven
Title variation remainder
America's year of living violently
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1877-a decade after the Civil War-not only was the United States gripped by a deep depression, but the country was also in the throes of nearly unimaginable violence and upheaval, marking the end of the brief period known as Reconstruction and reestablishing white rule across the South. In the wake of the contested presidential election of 1876, white supremacist mobs swept across the South, killing and driving out the last of the Reconstruction state governments. A strike involving millions of railroad workers turned violent as it spread from coast to coast, and for a moment seemed close to toppling the nation's economic structure. Celebrated historian Michael A. Bellesiles reveals that the fires of that fated year also fueled a hothouse of cultural and intellectual innovation. He relates the story of 1877 not just through dramatic events, but also through the lives of famous and little-known Americans alike
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Midwest
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Bellesiles, Michael A
Dewey number
973.8/3
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Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Social conflict
  • Violence
  • Racism
  • Railroad Strike, U.S., 1877
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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1877 : America's year of living violently, Michael A. Bellesiles, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Isbn
9781595585943
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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12447476
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MWT12447476
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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1877 : America's year of living violently, Michael A. Bellesiles, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781595585943
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12447476
Publisher number
MWT12447476
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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