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C. Mildred Thompson

C. Mildred Thompson (1881–1975) wrote her classic RECONSTRUCTION IN GEORGIA (1915) while embarked on a forty-year academic career at Vassar College, as both professor and dean. A New Deal Democrat and feminist, she then returned to her native Georgia and remained active in education and politics until her death.

Books by C. Mildred Thompson

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Reconstruction in Georgia: Economic, Social, Political, 1865-1872
By author: C. Mildred Thompson   Introduction by: William Harris Bragg
Product Code: P538
ISBN: 9780881465945
Product Format: Paperback / softback
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Price:  $30.00
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Fair-minded and comprehensive, C. Mildred Thompson’s RECONSTRUCTION IN GEORGIA (1915) has long been considered among the best of the state studies to emerge from Columbia University’s Dunning School. This coterie of graduate students in Professor William A. Dunning’s famed Reconstruction seminar produced studies of Reconstruction in their native states. Widely admired and appreciatively reviewed in their time, they were increasingly pilloried by revisionist scholars after mid-century. This new edition reintroduces Thompson’s classic to new readers as the Reconstruction Sesquicentennial gets underway. It corrects the major flaw of the original by including a full index, and also offers a detailed biographical sketch of the author.