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Origins of the New South, 1877-1913
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The Strange Career of Jim Crow
Strange Career offers a clear and illuminating analysis of the history of Jim Crow laws and American race relations. This book presented evidence that segregation in the South dated only to theExpand
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The burden of southern history
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Reunion and Reaction: The Compromise of 1877 and the End of Reconstruction
First published in 1951, Reunion and Reaction quickly became a classic. Its entirely new interpretation was a revision of previous attitudes toward the Reconstruction period, the history of theExpand
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Tom Watson: Agrarian Rebel
This paperback reissue will replace the trade paperback edition (GB 102) which is now discontinued. Southern Populist leader Thomas E. Watson was a figure alternately eminent and notorious. BornExpand
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Mary Chestnut's Civil War
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Strange Career Critics: Long May They Persevere
Without the persistent attention of critics over the thirty-four years since its publication, The Strange Career ofJim Crow would have long since been forgotten. Lacking the demands for correctionExpand
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The Old World's new world
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The Irony of Southern History
before it, as it does at present, the regional historian is likely to be oppressed by a sense of his unimportance.1 America is the all-important subject, and national ideas, national institutions,Expand
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