The Resource Before Jim Crow: : the politics of race in postemancipation Virginia, Jane Dailey, (ebook)

Before Jim Crow: : the politics of race in postemancipation Virginia, Jane Dailey, (ebook)

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Before Jim Crow: : the politics of race in postemancipation Virginia
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Before Jim Crow:
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the politics of race in postemancipation Virginia
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Jane Dailey
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eng
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Long before the Montgomery bus boycott ushered in the modern civil rights movement, black and white southerners struggled to forge interracial democracy in America. This innovative book examines the most successful interracial coalition in the nineteenth-century South, Virginia's Readjuster Party, and uncovers a surprising degree of fluidity in postemancipation southern politics. Melding social, cultural, and political history, Jane Dailey chronicles the Readjusters' efforts to foster political cooperation across the color line. She demonstrates that the power of racial rhetoric, and the divisiveness of racial politics, derived from the everyday experiences of individual Virginians--from their local encounters on the sidewalk, before the magistrate's bench, in the schoolroom. In the process, she reveals the power of black and white southerners to both create and resist new systems of racial discrimination. The story of the Readjusters shows how hard white southerners had to work to establish racial domination after emancipation, and how passionately black southerners fought each and every infringement of their rights as Americans
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Midwest
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1963-
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Dailey, Jane Elizabeth
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324.7/089/960730755
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Gender & American culture
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  • Electronic books
  • Virginia
  • Virginia
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Race awareness
  • Sex role
  • Social classes
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
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adult
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Before Jim Crow: : the politics of race in postemancipation Virginia, Jane Dailey, (ebook)
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9780807899182
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11710224
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remote
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11710224
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MWT11710224
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Before Jim Crow: : the politics of race in postemancipation Virginia, Jane Dailey, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807899182
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11710224
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11710224
System control number
MWT11710224
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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