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  • Paperback: 244 pages
  • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press (June 30, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0807144738
  • ISBN-13: 978-0807144732
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #603,097 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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''[Forty Acres and a Mule] has significant implications for understanding the role of government and the nature of the black experience.'' --Agricultural History

''Oubre has provided a useful summary and evaluation of both the successes and failures of land ownership for blacks in the Reconstruction era.'' --Journal of American History

''A significant contribution to Reconstruction historiography.'' --Louisiana History

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Claude F. Oubre (1937--2011) was a professor of history and political science at Louisiana State University at Eunice and coauthor of Creoles of Color in the Bayou Country.

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