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An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle over Equality in Washington, D.C. (review)

An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle over Equality in Washington, D.C.... expression? Similarly, how and when did women experience release, emotion, passion, love, or loss in their music? christine jacobson carter christine jacobson carter, lecturer in American history at Georgia State University, is the author of Southern Single Blessedness: Unmarried Women in the Urban South, 1800­1865 (University of Illinois Press, 2006) and the editor of The Diary of Dolly Lunt Burge, 1848­1879 (University of Georgia Press, 1997). An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle over Equality in Washington, D.C. By Kate Masur. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Pp. 364. Cloth, $39.95.) Through its power of exclusive jurisdiction over the District of Columbia, the United States Congress, for better or worse, has made Washington a laboratory for federal policy throughout its history. Scarcely mentioned in Eric Foner's landmark 1988 examination of Reconstruction, Washington has long awaited full examination in this pivotal period in American history. In An Example for All the Land, Kate Masur has provided a study worthy of the subject. Deeply researched and compellingly argued, Masur's book provides new insight not just into the contested policy for securing new freedoms but also into the underlying effort to redefine democratic practice. As the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of the Civil War Era University of North Carolina Press

An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle over Equality in Washington, D.C. (review)

The Journal of the Civil War Era , Volume 1 (3) – Aug 12, 2011

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expression? Similarly, how and when did women experience release, emotion, passion, love, or loss in their music? christine jacobson carter christine jacobson carter, lecturer in American history at Georgia State University, is the author of Southern Single Blessedness: Unmarried Women in the Urban South, 1800­1865 (University of Illinois Press, 2006) and the editor of The Diary of Dolly Lunt Burge, 1848­1879 (University of Georgia Press, 1997). An Example for All the Land: Emancipation and the Struggle over Equality in Washington, D.C. By Kate Masur. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. Pp. 364. Cloth, $39.95.) Through its power of exclusive jurisdiction over the District of Columbia, the United States Congress, for better or worse, has made Washington a laboratory for federal policy throughout its history. Scarcely mentioned in Eric Foner's landmark 1988 examination of Reconstruction, Washington has long awaited full examination in this pivotal period in American history. In An Example for All the Land, Kate Masur has provided a study worthy of the subject. Deeply researched and compellingly argued, Masur's book provides new insight not just into the contested policy for securing new freedoms but also into the underlying effort to redefine democratic practice. As the

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The Journal of the Civil War EraUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Aug 12, 2011

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