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Jumpin' Jim Crow: Southern Politics from Civil War to Civil Rights

Jane Elizabeth Dailey, Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, Bryant Simon - History - 2000 - 325 pages
White supremacy shaped all aspects of post-Civil War southern life, yet its power was never complete or total. The form of segregation and subjection nicknamed Jim Crow ...
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Achieving the Impossible Dream: How Japanese Americans Obtained Redress

Mitchell Takeshi Maki, Harry H. L. Kitano, Sarah Megan Berthold - History - 1999 - 309 pages
Nearly fifty years after being incarcerated by their own government, Japanese American concentration camp survivors succeeded in obtaining redress for the personal humiliation ...
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Slavery and the Numbers Game: A Critique of Time on the Cross

Herbert George Gutman - History - 1975 - 183 pages
Shows how the slaves labored, not because they shared values and goals with their masters, but because of the omnipresent threat of 'negative incentives, ' primarily physical ...
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The People from Heaven

John B. Sanford - Fiction - 1943 - 232 pages
An extraordinary novel told partly in verse, The People from Heaven takes place in 1943, the year it was originally published, in Warrensburg, New York, where Eli Bishop, a ...
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Burning Valley

Phillip Bonosky - Fiction - 1953 - 288 pages
Originally published in 1953, Burning Valley tells the story of Benedict Bulmanis, son of a Lithuanian immigrant steelworker in western Pennsylvania. Determined to become a ...
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Roots of Disorder: Race and Criminal Justice in the American South, 1817-80

Christopher Waldrep - History - 1998 - 267 pages
Every white southerner understood what keeping African Americans down meant and what it did not mean. It did not mean going to court; it did not mean relying on the law. It ...
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Viva Baseball!: Latin Major Leaguers and Their Special Hunger

Samuel Octavio Regalado - History - 1998 - 224 pages
Chronicles the struggles of Latin American baseball players in the United States from the late 1800s to the present.
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