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The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White

Henry Wiencek - History - 2000 - 400 pages
A quintessential American story of slavery's lasting power traces the black and white sides of a slaveholding family's history, showing the inspiring rise of the family's black ...
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Of Long Memory: Mississippi and the Murder of Medgar Evers

Adam Nossiter - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 336 pages
The history is well known: On June 12, 1963, Mississippi's courageous NAACP chief, Medgar Evers, was gunned down by white supremacist Byron de la Beckwith. Tried twice by all ...
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High Mountains Rising: Appalachia in Time and Place

Richard Alan Straw, Tyler Blethen - History - 2004 - 240 pages
This collection is the first comprehensive, cohesive volume to unite Appalachian history with its culture. Richard A. Straw and H. Tyler Blethen's High Mountains Rising ...
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Appalachian Mountain Religion: A History

Deborah Vansau McCauley - History - 1995 - 551 pages
This book is a genuine breakthrough in understanding both the type of protestant religion intrinsic to the Appalachian area and the origin of that peculiar type of religion.
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