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Bibliography – Season 3

During the course of Season 3 of our podcast, we have made reference to and relied upon the following written source material.  We recommend all of these sources if you are interested in learning more about the issues and people that we have discussed on the podcast:

  • Ackerman, Bruce. We the People, Volume 1: Foundations (1991)

  • Ackerman, Bruce. We the People, Volume 2: Transformations (1998)
  • Ackerman, Bruce. We the People, Volume 3: The Civil Rights Revolution (2014)
  • Anderson, Carol. One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying our Democracy (2018)
  • Avins, Alfred. The Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871: Some Reflected Light in State Action and the Fourteenth Amendment, 11 St. Louis U. L.J. 331 (1967)
  • Ayers, Edward. The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction (2007)
  • Baptist, Edward. The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism (2014)
  • Beckert, Sven. Empire of Cotton: A Global History (2014)
  • Bell, Derrick. Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism (1992)
  • Berger, Bethany. Birthright Citizenship on Trial: Elk v. Wilkins and United States v. Wong Kim Ark, 37 Cardozo L. Rev. 1226 (2016)
  • Blight, David. Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory, and the American Civil War (2002)
  • Blight, David. Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom (2018)
  • Blight, David. Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory (2001)
  • Blight, David. Course Lectures, The Civil War and Reconstruction (HIST 119), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXXp1bHd6gI&list=PL5DD220D6A1282057
  • Brands, H.W. The Heirs of the Founders (2018)
  • Cannadine, David. Victorious Century: The United Kingdom 1800–1906 (2017)
  • Chernow, Ron. Grant (2017)
  • Clift, Eleanor. Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment (2007)
  • Delbanco, Andrew. The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War (2018)
  • Dew, Charles. Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War (2001)
  • Dionne, Evette. Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box (2020)
  • Donald, David Herbert. Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War (1960)
  • Douglass, Frederick. Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (1881)
  • Dray, Philip. Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen
  • Du Bois, W.E.B. Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay Toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, 1860–1880 (1935)
  • Egerton, Douglas. The Wars of Reconstruction: The Brief, Violent History of America’s Most Progressive Era (2014)
  • Egerton, Douglas. Thunder at the Gates: The Black Civil War Regiments That Redeemed America (2016)
  • Epps, Garrett. Democracy Reborn: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America (2006)
  • Farber, Daniel. A Fatal Loss of Balance: Dredd Scott Revisited, 39 Pepp. L. Rev. 13 (2011)
  • Fehrenbacher, Don (ed.) Lincoln: Speeches and Writings, 1832–1858 (2008)
  • Fehrenbacher, Don (ed.) Lincoln: Speeches and Writings, 1859–1865 (1989)
  • Foner, Eric. Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution (Revised Edition), 1863–1877 (2014)
  • Foner, Eric. The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution (2019)
  • Foreman, Amanda. A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War (2010)
  • Freeman, Joanne. The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War (2018)
  • Gates, Henry Louis. Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow (2019)
  • Grant, Ulysses. Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant (1885)
  • Hahn, Steven. A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration (2003)
  • Hogeland, William. Autumn of the Black Snake: George Washington, Mad Anthony Wayne, and the Invasion that Opened the West (2017)
  • Horwitz, Tony. Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War (2011)
  • Howe, Daniel Walker. What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848 (2007)
  • Immerwahr, Daniel. How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States (2019)
  • Jones, Martha. Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America (2018)
  • Jones, Martha. Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All (2019)
  • Keyssar, Alexander. The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States (2009)
  • Klarman, Michael. An Interpretive History of Modern Equal Protection, 90 Mich. L. Rev. 213 (1991)
  • Klarman, Michael. From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality (2004)
  • Klarman, Michael. The Framer’s Coup: The Making of the United States Constitution (2016)
  • Lemann, Nicholas. Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War (2006)
  • Levine, Bruce. The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution that Transformed the South (2013)
  • Magliocca, Gerard. Rediscovering Corfield v. Coryell, 95 N.D. L. Rev. 701 (2020)
  • McPherson, James. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era (2003)
  • Nicoletti, Cynthia. Secession on Trial: The Treason Prosecution of Jefferson Davis (2017)
  • Perl-Rosenthal, Nathan. Citizen Sailors: Becoming American in the Age of Revolution (2015)
  • Potter, David. The Impending Crisis, 1848–1861 (1976)
  • Richards, Leonard. Who Freed the Slaves? The Fight Over the Thirteenth Amendment (2015)
  • Robertson, David. Denmark Vesey: The Buried Story of America’s Largest Slave Rebellion and the Man Who Led It (1999)
  • Schnapper, Eric. Affirmative Action and the Legislative History of the Fourteenth Amendment, 71 Va. L. Rev. 753 (1985)
  • Schoeppner, Michael. Navigating the Dangerous Atlantic: Racial Quarantines, Black Sailors, and United States Constitutionalism (Univ. of Fla. Dissertation 2010)
  • Schwartz, Joanna. Police Indemnification, 89 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 885 (2014)
  • Sears, Stephen (ed.) The Civil War: The Second Year Told by Those Who Lived It (2012)
  • Siegel, Reva. Why Equal Protection No Longer Protects: The Evolving Forms of Status-Enforcing State Action, 49 Stan. L. Rev. 1111 (1997)
  • Sheehan-Dean, Aaron (ed.) The Civil War: The Final Year Told by Those Who Lived It (2014)
  • Simpson, Brooks; Sears, Stephen; Sheehan-Dean, Aaron (eds.) The Civil War: The First Year Told by Those Who Lived It (2011)
  • Simpson, Brooks (ed). The Civil War: The Third Year Told by Those Who Lived It (2013)
  • Simpson, Brooks (ed.) Reconstruction: Voices from America’s First Great Struggle for Racial Equality (2018)
  • Sinha, Manisha. The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition (2016)
  • Stampp, Kenneth. America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink (1990)
  • Taylor, Alan. The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772–1832 (2013)
  • Toll, Ian. Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy (2006)
  • Trowbridge, J.T. A Picture of the Desolated States; and the work of Restoration, 1865–1868 (1868)
  • Ware, Susan (ed.) American Women’s Suffrage: Voices from the Long Struggle for the Vote 1776–1965 (2020)
  • Weiss, Elaine. The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote (2018)
  • White, Richard. The Republic for Which it Stands: The United States During Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865–1896 (2017)
  • Wiecek, William. The Guarantee Clause of the U.S. Constitution (1972)
  • Wineapple, Brenda. The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation (2019)
  • Wood, Gordon. Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson (2017)
  • Zuckerman, George David. A Consideration of the History and Present Status of Section 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment, 30 Fordham L. Rev. 1 (1961)