Essays Tagged: "Dunning School"

Schools of reconstruction after the Civil War

jor schools of reconstruction that emerged after the Civil War. The first of which was known as the Dunning school. The Dunning School was from 1900 to 1960 a dominant school of historiography regardi ... ion period in American history, 1865-1877. It was named after Columbia University professor William Dunning, whose seminar trained many of the leading historians. In a series of state-by-state monogra ...

(4 pages) 60 2 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A Historiography of the Reconstruction Era

enerally, scholarship of the Reconstruction Era can be traced back to the early 1900s to William A. Dunning, James F. Rhodes, and Dunning's graduate students at Columbia University. In short, the Dunn ... l reflected the Southern stereotype of Reconstruction history." Lynd added that the emphasis of the Dunning school was upon the harm done to the South by Radical Reconstruction and upon the sordid pol ...

(19 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History