Kenneth and John B. Rayner and the Limits of Southern Dissent

Kenneth and John B. Rayner and the Limits of Southern Dissent

by Gregg Cantrell
     
 
In this fascinating story of two nineteenth-century southern political mavericks, Gregg Cantrell details their fate as dissenters, telling a human story at once heroic and shameful, hopeful and tragic. The two mavericks were the slaveholding congressman and planter Kenneth Rayner of North Carolina and his illegitimate mulatto son, John B. Rayner of Texas.

Overview

In this fascinating story of two nineteenth-century southern political mavericks, Gregg Cantrell details their fate as dissenters, telling a human story at once heroic and shameful, hopeful and tragic. The two mavericks were the slaveholding congressman and planter Kenneth Rayner of North Carolina and his illegitimate mulatto son, John B. Rayner of Texas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252019371
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
04/28/1993
Series:
Blacks in the New World Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.33(h) x 1.11(d)

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