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The Leopard's Spots: A Romance of the White Man's Burden - 1865-1900
     

The Leopard's Spots: A Romance of the White Man's Burden - 1865-1900

by Thomas Dixon Jr., C. D. Williams (Illustrator)
 

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Set in post-Civil War North Carolina, The Leopard's Spots tells of the pain of surrender and the effort to rebuild and repair the war-torn and downtrodden South. It exposes the reality of social and race relations during Reconstruction.

Overview

Set in post-Civil War North Carolina, The Leopard's Spots tells of the pain of surrender and the effort to rebuild and repair the war-torn and downtrodden South. It exposes the reality of social and race relations during Reconstruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565549814
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/31/2001
Series:
Reconstruction Ser.
Pages:
481
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas Dixon, Jr., was born in rural North Carolina during the Civil War. Educated at Wake Forest and Johns Hopkins Universities, Dixon was, among other things, a novelist, preacher, lecturer, lawyer, and state legislator. During his lifetime, he published twenty-two novels and several essays, plays, and sermons. Dixon's "Trilogy of Reconstruction" also included The Traitor and The Clansman and was made into D. W. Griffith's cinema masterpiece, Birth of a Nation. He has been named among both the most dated and most contemporary of Southern writers.

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