Behind the mask of chivalry : the making of the second Ku Klux Klan (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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Behind the mask of chivalry : the making of the second Ku Klux Klan

Author: Nancy MacLean; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Behind the Mask of Chivalry brings the "invisible phalanx" of the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s into broad daylight, culling from history the names, the life stories, and the driving motivations of the anonymous Klansmen beneath the white hoods and robes. Author Nancy MacLean exposes the inner workings of the Klan movement, and explains how it was able to attract millions of American men. Using an unusual and rich cache
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacLean, Nancy.
Behind the mask of chivalry.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)607664796
Online version:
MacLean, Nancy.
Behind the mask of chivalry.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994
(OCoLC)623058395
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy MacLean; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0195072340 9780195072341 0195098366 9780195098365 9786610451470 6610451478
OCLC Number: 28798172
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Description: xvii, 292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Mobilizing the Invisible Army --
2. "Where Money Rules and Morals Rot": The Vise of Modernity --
3. Men in the Middle: The Class Composition of the Klan --
4. Reactionary Populism: The Politics of Class --
5. "Cleaning Up" Morality: The Politics of Sex and Age --
6. The Approaching Apocalypse: The Politics of Race --
7. Paramilitary Paternalism: The Politics of Terror --
8. Conclusion: The Second Klan in Larger Perspective.
Responsibility: Nancy MacLean.
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Elegantly written and meticulously researched, this book offers a major new interpretation of the Ku Klux Klan in America, placing the organization in its context of class and gender as well as race  Read more...

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a study that demonstrates how race relations are intertwined with other kinds of hierarchical relations. * The Historian * a remarkable, readable, and important book on the second Ku Klux Klan. From Read more...

 
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