"Successfully brings to light new and valuable information on the challenges to reform in South Carolina." Charles J. Holden, author of In the Great Maelstrom: Conservatives in Post-Civil War South Carolina"
"'Hudson tells an important story, albeit a story that is replicated in other southern states. The book is rich in detail, and the supporting documentation is strong." Social & Behavioral Sciences"
"Hudson's interesting book provides further examples of the power of localism to frustrate progressive reform in the early twentieth-century South." American Historical Review"
"Entangle by White Supremacy is a clearly written and well-organized exploration of the politics of race in a state with a black majority. Like Frederick Olmsted and the rural sociologists of the early twentieth century, Hudson reminds us of the cost that society pays for the relentless subordination of any of its constituent parts." The Journal of American History"
"Examines the opportunities for reform World War II created in South Carolina and the limits imposed by the dominant system of white supremacy.... Adds much to the historical debate and will help historians understand the efficacy of white supremacy in the New South." Southern Historian"
"A serious contribution to the history of the Progressive Era South. The details derive from impressive research in state government files, period newspapers, and politicians' archived papers." South Carolina Historical Magazine"