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The Resource Ku-Klux : the birth of the Klan during Reconstruction, Elaine Frantz Parsons

Ku-Klux : the birth of the Klan during Reconstruction, Elaine Frantz Parsons

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Ku-Klux : the birth of the Klan during Reconstruction
Title
Ku-Klux
Title remainder
the birth of the Klan during Reconstruction
Statement of responsibility
Elaine Frantz Parsons
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"The first comprehensive examination of the nineteenth-century Ku-Klux Klan since the 1970s, Ku-Klux pinpoints the group's rise with startling acuity. Historians have traced the origins of the Klan to Pulaski, Tennessee, in 1866, but the details behind the group's emergence have long remained shadowy. By parsing the earliest descriptions of the Klan, Elaine Frantz Parsons reveals that it was only as reports of the Tennessee Klan's mysterious and menacing activities began circulating in northern newspapers that whites enthusiastically formed their own Klan groups throughout the South. The spread of the Klan was thus intimately connected with the politics and mass media of the North"--
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1970-
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Parsons, Elaine Frantz
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
  • Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
  • Domestic terrorism
  • Racism
  • Domestic terrorism
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Ku-Klux : the birth of the Klan during Reconstruction, Elaine Frantz Parsons
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Publication
Note
"This book was published with the assistance of the Anniversary Endowment Fund of the University of North Carolina Press."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The roots of the Ku Klux Klan in Pulaski, Tennessee -- Ku-Klux attacks define a new black and white manhood -- Ku-Klux attacks define Southern public life -- The Ku-Klux in the national press -- Ku-Klux skepticism and denial in Reconstruction-era public discourse -- Race and violence in Union County, South Carolina -- The Union County Ku-Klux in national discourse
Control code
906234528
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781469625423
Lccn
2015026763
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)906234528
Label
Ku-Klux : the birth of the Klan during Reconstruction, Elaine Frantz Parsons
Publication
Note
"This book was published with the assistance of the Anniversary Endowment Fund of the University of North Carolina Press."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The roots of the Ku Klux Klan in Pulaski, Tennessee -- Ku-Klux attacks define a new black and white manhood -- Ku-Klux attacks define Southern public life -- The Ku-Klux in the national press -- Ku-Klux skepticism and denial in Reconstruction-era public discourse -- Race and violence in Union County, South Carolina -- The Union County Ku-Klux in national discourse
Control code
906234528
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781469625423
Lccn
2015026763
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)906234528

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