__NOTOC__Reconstruction may refer to:

Politics, history and sociology

*Postwar reconstruction.
**Reconstruction era of the United States, the period between 1865 to 1877 when the US government focused on resolving the consequences and aftermath of the American Civil War (1861–1865); especially this period within the former confederate states.
**Ministry of Reconstruction, a department of the United Kingdom government which existed for a period after both World War I and World War II.
*Critical reconstruction, a theory regarding the reconstruction of Berlin following the fall of the Berlin Wall.
*Reconstruction Finance Corporation, a United States government agency chartered in 1932 and dissolved during the late 1940s.
*Economic reconstruction.
*Reconstruction (law).


*A replica.
**Reconstruction (architecture), a replica of a destroyed building.
*Reconstructive plastic surgery.

Arts and entertainment

*Reconstruction (band), featuring Jerry Garcia and John Kahn.
*"Reconstruction" (song), a song by Matmos from the 2003 album "The Civil War".
*"Reconstruction" (film) - a 2001 film about the 1959 Ioanid Gang bank heist in Romania.
*"Reconstruction" (2003 film) - Danish film directed by Christoffer Boe
*"Reconstruction" ("Jericho" episode), the first episode of the second season of the TV series "Jericho".
*Memorial reconstruction, theories regarding the 17th-century transcription of plays from memory by actors who had played parts in them.
*"Doctor Who" reconstructions, episodes of the TV series "Doctor Who" remade using soundtracks recorded by fans of the series and surviving visual material.
*, a 2008 comedy machinima series produced by Rooster Teeth Productions.

cience and computing

*Event reconstruction, the determination and interpretation of signals rendered by a particle detector.
*Crime reconstruction.
**Shooting reconstruction.
*Reconstruction conjecture, a conjecture in graph theory stating that graphs are determined uniquely by their subgraphs.
*Iterative reconstruction, methods using projections of an object to construct two and three-dimensional images of it.
**Reconstruction algorithm, an algorithm used in iterative reconstruction.
*Single particle reconstruction, the combination of multiple numbers of ostensibly identical images of molecules or macromolecular assemblies to produce a three-dimensional image.
*Vector field reconstruction, the creation of a vector field from experimental data (usually with the goal of finding a model of the system producing the data that is based on one or more differential equations).
*Cone beam reconstruction, a two-dimensional computational microtomography method.
*Ancestral reconstruction, the analysis of organisms' relationships via DNA and genome data.
*Surface reconstruction, the process by which atoms at the surface of a crystal assume a different structure from those within the crystal.

Language and linguistics

*Language reconstruction.

See also

* Reconstructionism, a term describing various religious movements.
* Construction (disambiguation).

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