Effete Liberal Book Club

As per the schedule today is the discussion of Reconstruction, led by Michigan Reader. For all who missed it, here's the new schedule.


--Tuesday, June 26: Preface and Chapters 1 and 2 (The World the War Made and Rehearsals for Reconstruction) Week off for July 4th 


--Friday, July 13: Chapters 3 and 4 (The Meaning of Freedom and Ambiguities of Free Labor) 

--Friday, July 20: Chapters 5 and 6 (The Failure of Presidential Reconstruction and The Making of Radical Reconstruction)

--Friday, July 27: Chapters 7 and 8 (Blueprints for a Republican South and Reconstruction: Political and Economic) 

--Friday, August 3: Chapters 9 and 10 (The Challenge of Enforcement and The Reconstruction of the North) 

--Friday, August 10: Chapters 11 and 12 and Epilogue
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