Race and Class in the American South Since 1890 / Edition 1

Race and Class in the American South Since 1890 / Edition 1

by Melvyn Stokes
     
 

ISBN-10: 1859730310

ISBN-13: 9781859730317

Pub. Date: 07/13/1994

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

A clear and accessible overview of the 20th century history of the American South. Topics covered include labour, intellectual and women's history as well as an analysis of the impact of Federal government policy on economic and social affairs. While embracing several fields, the authors all address the same theme: the slow loss of Southern distinctiveness and

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A clear and accessible overview of the 20th century history of the American South. Topics covered include labour, intellectual and women's history as well as an analysis of the impact of Federal government policy on economic and social affairs. While embracing several fields, the authors all address the same theme: the slow loss of Southern distinctiveness and the effect this process has had on issues of race and class.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859730317
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/13/1994
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1"Through the Rugged Gates of the Penitentiary": Convict Labor and Southern Coal, 1870-19003
2Organized Labor, Black Workers, and the Twentieth Century South: The Emerging Revision43
3The Legal Basis of Agrarian Capitalism: The South since 193379
4The Legal System and Sharecropping: An Opposing View103
5The Disappearance of Sharecropping: A South African Comparison111
6"We were no class at all": Southern Women as Social Reformers121
7Black Social Science and Black Politics in the Understanding of the South: DuBois, the Atlanta University Studies, and The Crisis, 1897-1920139
8The Role of Intellectual History in the Histories of the Civil Rights Movement159
9Racial Politics, Culture and the Cole Incident of 1956181
Notes on Contributors209
Index211

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