skip to content
The strange career of Jim Crow Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The strange career of Jim Crow

Author: C Vann Woodward
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd rev. edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This book, referred to by Martin Luther King as "the historical bible of the Civil Rights movement," makes a compelling case that the Jim Crow system of racial legislation that dominated the South was not a natural outgrowth of slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, or even Redemption, but rather a haphazard creation of Southern whites in the last decade of the nineteenth century.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Woodward, C. Vann (Comer Vann), 1908-1999.
Strange career of Jim Crow.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1974
(OCoLC)607859845
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Vann Woodward
ISBN: 0195018052 9780195018059
OCLC Number: 849958
Description: xvii, 233 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Of old regimes and Reconstruction --
Forgotten alternatives --
Capitulation to racism --
The man on the cliff --
The declining years of Jim Crow --
The career becomes a stranger.
Responsibility: C. Vann Woodward.

Abstract:

This book, referred to by Martin Luther King as "the historical bible of the Civil Rights movement," makes a compelling case that the Jim Crow system of racial legislation that dominated the South was not a natural outgrowth of slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, or even Redemption, but rather a haphazard creation of Southern whites in the last decade of the nineteenth century.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (3)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/849958> # The strange career of Jim Crow
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "849958" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/301.45196073/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Place/usa> ; # USA
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Topic/noirs_americains_segregation> ; # Noirs américains--Ségrégation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Topic/united_states_race_question> ; # United States--Race question
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001982> ; # African Americans--Segregation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Place/schwarze> ; # Schwarze.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799695> ; # African Americans--Segregation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Topic/rassenfrage> ; # Rassenfrage
    schema:bookEdition "3rd rev. ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/14760083> ; # Comer Vann Woodward
    schema:datePublished "1974" ;
    schema:description "Of old regimes and Reconstruction -- Forgotten alternatives -- Capitulation to racism -- The man on the cliff -- The declining years of Jim Crow -- The career becomes a stranger."@en ;
    schema:description "This book, referred to by Martin Luther King as "the historical bible of the Civil Rights movement," makes a compelling case that the Jim Crow system of racial legislation that dominated the South was not a natural outgrowth of slavery, the Civil War, Reconstruction, or even Redemption, but rather a haphazard creation of Southern whites in the last decade of the nineteenth century."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/48288722> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607859845> ;
    schema:name "The strange career of Jim Crow"@en ;
    schema:productID "849958" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/849958#PublicationEvent/new_york_oxford_university_press_1974> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195018059> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB7421215> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/849958> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Place/united_states> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Topic/noirs_americains_segregation> # Noirs américains--Ségrégation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Noirs américains--Ségrégation"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/48288722#Topic/united_states_race_question> # United States--Race question
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "United States--Race question"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001982> # African Americans--Segregation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "African Americans--Segregation"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799695> # African Americans--Segregation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "African Americans--Segregation"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/14760083> # Comer Vann Woodward
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1908" ;
    schema:deathDate "1999" ;
    schema:familyName "Woodward" ;
    schema:givenName "Comer Vann" ;
    schema:givenName "C. Vann" ;
    schema:name "Comer Vann Woodward" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195018059>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0195018052" ;
    schema:isbn "9780195018059" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/607859845>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Strange career of Jim Crow." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/849958> ; # The strange career of Jim Crow
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.