9780195018059

The Strange Career of Jim Crow

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  • ISBN13:

    9780195018059

  • ISBN10:

    0195018052

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/21/1974
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

This third revised edition of Woodward's classic study of the history of the Jim Crow laws and of American race relations in general includes a new chapter on the tragic events that have occurred since 1965, including the Watts riots, the murder of Martin Luther King, white backlash encouragedby black activism, and the shift in national mood resulting from the election of Richard Nixon into the White House.

Author Biography


The late C. Vann Woodward, former Sterling Professor Emeritus of History at Yale University, wrote and edited several history books, including Mary Chestnut's Civil War, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1982.

Table of Contents

Introduction 3(8)
I Of Old Regimes and Reconstructions
11(20)
II Forgotten Alternatives
31(36)
III Capitulation to Racism
67(44)
IV The Man on the Cliff
111(38)
V The Declining Years of Jim Crow
149(40)
VI The Career Becomes Stranger
189(32)
Notes on Reading 221(4)
Index 225

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