By John W. Blassingame
“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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Black New Orleans, 1860-1880 by John W. Blassingame