White Terror: The Ku Klux Klan Conspiracy and Southern Reconstruction

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Harper & Row, 1971 - History - 557 pages
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"Allen W. Trelease's White Terror, originally published in 1971, was the first scholarly history of the Ku Klux Klan in the South during the Reconstruction period, and based as it is on massive research in primary sources, it remains the most comprehensive treatment of the subject. In addition to the Klan, Trelease discusses other night-riding groups, including the Ghouls, the White Brotherhood, and the Knights of the White Camellia. He treats the entire South state by state, details the close link between the Klan and the Democratic party, and recounts Republican efforts to resist the Klan."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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