By John W. Blassingame
“Blending old and sociological views, and drawing with ability and mind's eye upon various assets, [Blassingame] deals clean insights into an oft-studied interval of Southern historical past. . . . In either time and position the writer has selected a very revealing vantage aspect from which to view his subject. ”—Neil R. McMillen, American ancient Review
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Black New Orleans, 1860-1880 by John W. Blassingame