Yankee stepfather: General O. O. Howard and the freedmen
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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Howard, O. O. 1830-1909,
  • United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands,
  • Freedmen

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [329]-346.

Statementby William S. McFeely.
SeriesYale publications in American studies,, 15
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE467.1.H8 M3
The Physical Object
Pagination351 p.
Number of Pages351
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5619056M
LC Control Number68027761

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Yankee Stepfather provides a revealing, and troubling, picture of the complex relationship of African Americans to their government at a crucial juncture in American a new foreword to this edition, William S. McFeely places his book, first published in , in its place in the scholarship on race relations of the past s: 1. Book Description W. W. Norton & Company 4/1/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Yankee Stepfather: General O. O. Howard and the Freedmen (Revised). Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller3/5(4). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages portrait 22 cm. Contents: Preface --List of abbreviations --Introduction --The grand review --O.O. Howard --The Sea Islands --The men of the Freedmen's Bureau --What shall we do with the Negro --The absent commissioner --Edisto --In the usual way: the contract system --Louisiana --Allies in . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: portrait ; 22 cm: Contents: Preface --Forward to Edition --List of abbreviations --Introduction --The grand review --O.O. Howard --The Sea Islands --The men of the Freedmen's Bureau --What shall we do with the Negro --The absent commissioner --Edisto --In the usual way: the contract .

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