The Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi

A History
McFarland & Co Inc (Verlag)
  • erscheint ca. am 30. Oktober 2019
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 252 Seiten
978-1-4766-7824-5 (ISBN)
Since 1866 the Ku Klux Klan has been a significant force in Mississippi, enduring repeated cycles of expansion and decline. Klansmen have rallied, marched, elected civic leaders, infiltrated law enforcement, and committed crimes ranging from petty vandalism to assassination and mass murder. This is the definitive history of the KKK in Mississippi, long recognized as one of the group's most militant and violent realms. The campaigns of terrorism by the Klan, its involvement in politics and religion, and its role as a social movement for marginalized poor whites are fully explored.
  • Englisch
  • Jefferson, NC
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  • USA
40 photographs
  • Höhe: 254 mm
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  • Breite: 178 mm
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  • Dicke: 13 mm
978-1-4766-7824-5 (9781476678245)

Michael Newton is an award-winning author of numerous books on topics ranging from cryptozoology to civil rights and organized crime. He lives in Indiana.
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2. Hiatus and Revival (1877-1921)
3. Invisible Empire (1921-1944)
4. A Closed Society (1944-1962)
5. "A Ticket to the Eternal" (1963-1969)
6. "Yesterday, Today, Forever" (1970-2007)
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