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Hooded knights on the Niagara : the Ku Klux Klan in Buffalo, New York

Author: Shawn Lay
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1995.
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"A notable case study of the second Ku Klux Klan in a northern industrial city. The author illuminates the origins and activities of the Buffalo Klan, the social and political context in which it operated, and the character of its membership. The book contributes to the current reevaluation of the KKK and to the scholarly literature on the 1920's." D.W. Grantham, Vanderbilt University.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shawn Lay
ISBN: 0814751016 9780814751015 0814751024 9780814751022 0814750923 9780814750926
OCLC Number: 32086454
Description: xiv, 198 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: A troubled community --
The kluxing of Buffalo --
Fraternity, moral reform, and hate --
The knights of the Queen City --
The destruction of the Buffalo klan.
Responsibility: Shawn Lay.
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"A notable case study of the second Ku Klux Klan in a northern industrial city. The author illuminates the origins and activities of the Buffalo Klan, the social and political context in which it operated, and the character of its membership. The book contributes to the current reevaluation of the KKK and to the scholarly literature on the 1920's." D.W. Grantham, Vanderbilt University.

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"A first-rate study by one of the leading members of the new generation of scholars of the Ku Klux Klan. Lay offers the first look beneath the hood and robe of the Invisible Empire in a northeastern Read more...

 
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