Paul Herman Buck

Paul Herman Buck was an American historian and educator who won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1938 for his book 'The Road to Reunion, 1865–1900.' He served as the director of the Harvard University Library from 1942 to 1955 and as the provost of Harvard University from 1953 to 1965. His work focused on American history, particularly the post-Civil War period and the reconstruction era.


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  1. 1. The Road to Reunion

    "The Road to Reunion" is a historical examination of the period from 1865 to 1900 in the United States, focusing on the complex process of reunification following the Civil War. The author analyzes the political, social, and economic factors that influenced the reconciliation between the North and the South, including the roles of key figures and the impact of various policies and events. The book provides a detailed and nuanced understanding of this critical period in American history.