Lost Revolutions: The South in the 1950s

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2000 - History - 378 pages
This sweeping work of cultural history explores a time of startling turbulence and change in the South, years that have often been dismissed as placid and dull. In the wake of World War II, southerners anticipated a peaceful and prosperous future, but as
 

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Contents

Going among Strangers
7
Illustrations
13
Creation and Destruction
22
Harvey Goodwin performing in Little Rock September 251942
25
Walter Sillers
31
Deprived and Mistreated
39
James Stringer prepares the soil on this Mobile County Alabama farm
43
Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson and Senator Alexander Wiley
49
Cast of a Womanless Wedding 1940259
159
Students dancing 274
174
Brothers of the Faith
179
Hodding Carter
190
Restrained Segregationists
195
Donald Davidson
199
The Best White Citizens
209
Boswell Stevens
217

A Rogue Bureaucracy
61
Field hands dust cotton with calcium arsenate using handoperated dusters
64
U S Department of Agriculture chemist H D Mann analyzes milk from cows
72
Popham
79
Byron T Shaw
85
Fast and Furious
91
Group of men standing beside a moonshine still near Ellijay Gilmer County
95
Wendell Scott
108
Rhythms of the Land
121
Sputnik Monroe 227
126
Malcolm Amos and Billy Lee Riley
140
A Little of the Rebel
148
Aaron E Henry at Rust College
223
James McBride Dabbs
229
Workman Jr
244
Amis Guthridge
253
Daisy Bates
259
The Little Rock nine and Daisy Bates
266
Stamps commemorating the Little Rock crisis
273
Ella Baker
288
Fannie Lou Hamer
297
Notes
307
Index
365
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Pete Daniel is a curator in the Division of the History of Technology at the National Museum of American History.

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