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The Ku Klux Klan; a century of infamy.

Author: William Peirce Randel
Publisher: Philadelphia, Chilton Books [1965]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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This book traces the Klan from its beginning as a social club which quickly developed into a army of white-robed night-riders dedicated to restoring white supremacy during Reconstruction. After a period in the early Twenties, extending its opposition to Catholics, Jews and recent immigrants.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Randel, William Peirce, 1909-
Ku Klux Klan.
Philadelphia : Chilton Books, [1965]
(OCoLC)558603501
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Peirce Randel
OCLC Number: 598682
Description: xvii, 300 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: 1. The birth of the Klan --
2. White supremacy --
3. The Klan impeaches a governor --
4. South Carolina : the lawless temper --
5. The way of the scalawag --
6. The Klan and the northern teacher --
7. Georgia scenes --
8. Friction in Florida --
9. The Freedmen's Bureau --
10. The battle of the books --
11. The Klan revived --
12. A Klan for all seasons --
13. Forecast: continued turbulence.

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This book traces the Klan from its beginning as a social club which quickly developed into a army of white-robed night-riders dedicated to restoring white supremacy during Reconstruction. After a period in the early Twenties, extending its opposition to Catholics, Jews and recent immigrants.

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