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By Eric Foner

From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York instances ebook Review), a newly up to date AND abridged variation of the prizewinning vintage at the post–Civil warfare interval that formed sleek America.

In this up-to-date version of the abridged Reconstruction, Eric Foner redefines how the post-Civil struggle interval was once seen.

Reconstruction chronicles the best way Americans—black and white—responded to the exceptional alterations unleashed by way of the conflict and the top of slavery. It addresses the search of emancipated slaves looking for fiscal autonomy and equivalent citizenship, and describes the transforming of Southern society, the evolution of racial attitudes and styles of race kinfolk, and the emergence of a countrywide kingdom owning tremendously increased authority and dedicated, for a time, to the primary of equivalent rights for all americans.

This "masterful therapy of 1 of the main advanced classes of yankee history" (New Republic) is still the normal paintings at the wrenching post-Civil struggle period—an period whose legacy nonetheless reverberates within the usa at the present time.

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62 The TriZec Towers, built by a Canadian development company, were originally named Marina Airport Plaza. However, the name was often confused with other “airport” buildings that were actually closer to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). North and South Admiralty Towers did not prove to be a popular name, either. The TriZec Towers are occupied by doctors, lawyers, a bank, the University of Southern California Sea Grant, and other professional tenants. ) A harbor cruise loads at the concrete dock in the Fisherman’s Village area in 1966.

It could be run by an engineer, captain, and fireman. While docks and facilities were being built, the Harbor Patrol, with two boats, shared the docks with the fireboat and the lifeboats that were used by the Coast Guard. This photograph was taken in 1962. ) Flags fly on the yardarm in front of the Harbor Administration Center building, indicating that the facility has been commissioned. Pieces of Eight restaurant can be seen in the background of this 1963 photograph. The lifeboats used by the US Coast Guard were finally supplemented with the addition of the 82-foot cutter, which was readied for blue-water rescue.

The mole between Basins D and E has a roadway, Palawan Way, and boat docks under construction. The docks at far left have boats berthed in Basin E. ) 35 This 1961 aerial photograph shows the dredged main channel, running from the Pacific Avenue berm (lower right) to the north head wall boundary of the marina (left of center). Basins E and F have visible perimeter outlines made by earlier construction of the seawalls, where dredging will take place. The photograph shows that the marina has eliminated much of the marshlands to the north (left) of Ballona Creek, which runs from lower right to middle top of picture.

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