Senator and the Sharecropper: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer (Google eBook)

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Univ of North Carolina Press, Feb 1, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 392 pages
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In this fascinating study of race, politics, and economics in Mississippi, Chris Myers Asch tells the story of two extraordinary personalities--Fannie Lou Hamer and James O. Eastland--who represented deeply opposed sides of the civil rights movement. Both
  

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Contents

Preface
PROLOGUE Sunflower County 1994
1 Sunflower County 1904
2 Planters Son Sharecroppers Daughter
New Deals in Sunflower County
Revolutions in Sunflower County and Abroad
The Senators Rise to Power
The Sharecropper Embraces the Movement
Confrontations
8 This Is Americas Sickness
9 The Pendulum Is Swinging Back
10 Right on Back to the Plantation
Notes
Index
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Chris Myers Asch teaches history at the University of the District of Columbia.

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