Lanza, Michael L. AGRARIANISM AND RECONSTRUCTION POLITICS: The Southern Homestead Act
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, (1989). 0807115452 / 9780807115459 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in yellow cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. 153 pages, abbreviations, bibliography, and an index.
A study of the history of the Southern Homestead Act of 1866 and the impact it had on the southern states during the Reconstruction, including the conception, evolution, and demise of the Act and an evaluation of the reasons it was not successful.