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Gender and Jim Crow : women and the politics of white supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920

Glenda Gilmore explores the pivotal and interconnected roles played by gender and race in North Carolina politics from the period immediately preceding the disfranchisement of black men in 1900 to the time black and white women gained the vote in 1920. Gender and Jim Crow argues that the ideology of white supremacy embodied in the Jim Crow laws of the turn of the century profoundly reordered society and that within this environment, black women crafted an enduring
Print Book, English, ©1996
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, ©1996