Race in the American South

Race in the American South

From Slavery to Civil Rights

eBook - 2007
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The issue of race has indelibly shaped the history of the United States. Nowhere has the drama of race relations been more powerfully staged than in the American South. This book charts the turbulent course of southern race relations from the colonial origins of the plantation system to the maturation of slavery in the nineteenth century, through the rise of a new racial order during the Civil War and Reconstruction, to the civil rights revolution of the twentieth century. While the history of race in the southern states has been shaped by a basic struggle between black and white, the authors.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2007.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 392 pages) : maps
Additional Contributors: Webb, Clive

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