Troubled ground : a tale of murder, lynching, and reckoning in the New South (Book, 2010) [UNC Charlotte Libraries]
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Troubled ground : a tale of murder, lynching, and reckoning in the New South

Author: Claude Andrew Clegg
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author revisits a violent episode in his hometown's history that made national headlines in the early 20th century but disappeared from public consciousness over the decades. He offers insights into Southern history, mob violence and the formation of American race ideology while coming to terms with the violence of the past.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clegg, Claude Andrew.
Troubled ground.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)768084141
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Andrew Clegg
ISBN: 9780252035883 0252035887 9780252077821 0252077822
OCLC Number: 601331387
Notes: UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
Prologue : searching for a troubled past -- Bygones -- Old demons of the New South -- The reaping -- Presumed guilt -- A blot upon the state -- A reckoning -- Epilogue : New South, Old South.
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Description: xviii, 224 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue : searching for a troubled past --
Bygones --
Old demons of the New South --
The reaping --
Presumed guilt --
A blot upon the state --
A reckoning --
Epilogue : New South, Old South.
Responsibility: Claude A. Clegg III.
Local System Bib Number:
.b2985572x

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"A fine book, deeply researched and elegantly written, that tells us some very important things about the relationship between lynching and the modernizing state in the early twentieth Read more...

 
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