American Pogrom: The East St. Louis Race Riot and Black Politics

American Pogrom: The East St. Louis Race Riot and Black Politics

by Charles Lumpkins

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$55.00

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780821418024
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2008
Series: Law Society and Politics in the Midwest Series
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Charles Lumpkins teaches history and African American studies at the Pennsylvania State University.

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations     vii
List of Tables     ix
Preface     xi
Acknowledgments     xiii
Introduction     1
Historical Roots of an African American Community, 1800-1898     11
The African American Political Experience, 1898-1915     44
The May Uprising: An End to Expanding Black Power     74
The July Massacre: "We'll Have a White Man's Town"     109
Return to the Political Arena, 1917-1929     143
Breaking the Deadlock, 1930-1945     174
Postscript     204
Notes     207
Bibliography     279
Index     299

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