By John W. Blassingame

Reissued for the 1st time in over thirty years, Black New Orleans explores the twenty-year interval during which the city’s black inhabitants greater than doubled. Meticulously researched and replete with archival illustrations from newspapers and infrequent periodicals, John W. Blassingame’s groundbreaking historical past deals a different examine the industrial and social lifetime of black humans in New Orleans in the course of Reconstruction. now not a standard political remedy, Blassingame’s background as a substitute emphasizes the academic, non secular, cultural, and monetary actions of African americans through the overdue 19th century.

“Blending old and sociological views, and drawing with ability and mind's eye upon a number of resources, [Blassingame] deals clean insights into an oft-studied interval of Southern heritage. . . .  In either time and position the writer has selected an awfully revealing vantage aspect from which to view his subject. ”—Neil R. McMillen, American historic Review

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