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The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan

The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan

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by Thomas Dixon Jr., Arthur I. Keller
     
 

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Originally published in 1905, this novel describes the anxiety and confusion of the years immediately after the South's defeat. Faced with a total breakdown of law and order, some southern leaders called upon the spirits of their ancestors, the clansmen of Old Scotland. The Ku Klux Klan was conceived as an �Invisible Empire�

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Originally published in 1905, this novel describes the anxiety and confusion of the years immediately after the South's defeat. Faced with a total breakdown of law and order, some southern leaders called upon the spirits of their ancestors, the clansmen of Old Scotland. The Ku Klux Klan was conceived as an �Invisible Empire� pledged to protect the people of the South.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589800106
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Series:
Reconstruction Ser.
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(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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