By Joe M. Richardson
--The magazine of yank History
"In a very balanced examine Richardson has synthesized a wealth of resources and examine to supply a completely convincing interpretation of the AMA and southern blacks. in addition to exploring kinfolk among the 2, his major aim has been to evaluate the AMA's effectiveness in bringing blacks into the yank mainstream. due to his winning labors, we have a much-needed entire learn of that almost all influential missionary association. no matter if addressing conflicts among the AMA and the U.S. army over the therapy of contrabands, fees of racism between black and white missionaries, or the standard of organization faculties, Richardson doesn't permit his noticeable admiration for the AMA to intervene. . . . With daring good judgment and huge subtlety Richardson has made a magnificent contribution.
--The magazine of Southern History
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Christian Reconstruction: The American Missionary Association and Southern Blacks, 1861-1890 by Joe M. Richardson