Reconstruction150 Link Roundup: January 2017

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William Blair, "Punishment for Secession and the 14th Amendment." C-Span (video), October 14, 2016. 

Jamelle Bouie reviews the first two chapters of W.E.B. Du Bois's "Black Reconstruction." November 24, 2016.

Gregory Downs, Kate Masur, and Eric Foner, "Why We Need a National Monument to Reconstruction." New York Times, December 14, 2016.

Ed Kilgore, "3 Reasons We Need a Reconstruction Memorial Now." New York Magazine. December 15, 2016. 

Kevinisha Walker, Finding Our Roots African American History Museum Opening in Louisiana. HoumaToday, January 10, 2017.

Bluffton Today, "Library Receives $25K for Reconstruction History Project." Bluffton Today, December 31, 2016.

 

Recently released and forthcoming books about Reconstruction-related topics

Matthew HarperThe End of Days: African American Religion and Politics in the Age of Emancipation (UNC Press), September 2016.

Susanna W. GoldThe Unifinished Exhibition: Visualizing Myth, Memory, and the Shadow of the Civil War in Centennial America (Routledge), November 2016.

Matthew E. Stanley, The Loyal West: Civil War and Reunion in Middle America (University of Illinois Press), December 2016.

Carol Emberton and Bruce E. BakerRemembering Reconstruction: Struggles Over the Meaning of America's Most Turbulent Era (LSU Press), April 2017. 

Daniel J. SharfsteinThunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War (W.W. Norton & Co.), April 2017.