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Ben Tillman & the reconstruction of white supremacy

Author: Stephen David Kantrowitz
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000.
Series: Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book traces the history of white male supremacy and its discontents from the era of plantation slavery to the age of Jim Crow. Friend and foe alike and generations of historians interpreted Tillman's physical and rhetorical violence in defense of white supremacy as a matter of racial and gender instinct. This book reveals that Tillman's white supremacy was a political program and social argument whose legacies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kantrowitz, Stephen David, 1965-
Ben Tillman & the reconstruction of white supremacy.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606320642
Named Person: Benjamin R Tillman; Benjamin R Tillman; Benjamin Ryan Tillman; Benjamin R Tillman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen David Kantrowitz
ISBN: 0807825301 9780807825303 0807848395 9780807848395
OCLC Number: 41528409
Description: 422 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Ben Tillman, agrarian rebel --
Mastery and its discontents --
Planters and the "gentlemen from Africa" --
The shotgun wedding of white supremacy and reform --
Farmers, dudes, white negroes, and the sun-browned goddess --
The mob and the state --
Every white man who is worthy of a vote --
The uses of a pitchfork --
Demagogues and disordered households --
Epilogue: The reconstruction of American democracy.
Series Title: Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies.
Other Titles: Ben Tillman and the reconstruction of white supremacy
Responsibility: Stephen Kantrowitz.
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Through the life of Benjamin Ryan Tillman (1847-1918), South Carolina's self-styled agrarian rebel, this book traces the history of white male supremacy and its discontents from the era of plantation  Read more...

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