American Nightmare: The History of Jim Crow
For a hundred years after the end of the Civil War, a quarter of all Americans lived under a system of legalized segregation called Jim Crow. Together with its rigidly enforced canon of racial "etiquette," these rules governed nearly every aspect of life—and outlined draconian punishments for infractions.
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Packard, whose recent works have included books on the British royalty (Victoria's Daughters) and World War II (Neither Friend Nor Foe), here chronicles the history of Jim Crow from its biblical ... Read full review