The Negro in South Carolina During the Reconstruction.
Monograph on the role of African Americans in the Reconstruction-era of South Carolina, by a noted African American historian and academic. In 1922 Taylor [Alrutheus Ambush Taylor (1893–1954)] became the first young black scholar to join [Carter G.] Woodson’s research staff at the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, where he served as a full-time investigator. Taylor’s research on blacks in the Reconstruction of South Carolina after the Civil War was published in Woodson’s journal in 1924 and brought out in book form the same year. Taylor’s later interpretations of the Reconstruction-era were largely echoed in W. E. B. Du Bois’s masterly interpretation, Black Reconstruction (1935), as well as in subsequent studies of the period… (ANB)
Description: The Negro in South Carolina During the Reconstruction.
Washington, D.C. The Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, (1924). 341pp. First Edition. Large 8vo, dark ribbed green cloth, without scarce dust jacket. Spine gilt dulled, light bump to edge of front cover, light insect frass to front endpaper, else very good. From the library of historian Bell Irvin Wiley; with Wiley’s signature to front endpaper.