Black over white : Negro political leadership in South Carolina during Reconstruction (Book, 1977) [WorldCat.org]
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Black over white : Negro political leadership in South Carolina during Reconstruction

Author: Thomas C Holt
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1977.
Series: Blacks in the New World.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bold in its concept and masterful in its execution, this volume is a comprehensive view of the emergence and decline of black leadership in South Carolina between 1867 and 1876, a period in which more than half of the 487 elected state and federal officials were black."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Holt, Thomas C. (Thomas Cleveland), 1942-
Black over white.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1977
(OCoLC)557877409
Online version:
Holt, Thomas C. (Thomas Cleveland), 1942-
Black over white.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1977
(OCoLC)608922239
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas C Holt
ISBN: 0252005856 9780252005855
OCLC Number: 2964308
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis, Yale University.
Description: 269 pages : graphs ; 24 cm.
Contents: From protest to power: Negro leaders on the eve of Reconstruction --
Forging a Black majority: the emergence of a new order --
Black and Brown: the Antebellum origins of Negro leadership --
The sword and the cross: modes of leadership recruitment and development --
Black domination or White control: the dynamics of power --
Radicals and conservatives: the voting behavior of Negro legislators --
Black leaders and Black labor: an unexpected failure --
A mortal combat: the flaw in Republican hegemony --
A rope of sand: an epilogue of the Reconstruction Era.
Series Title: Blacks in the New World.
Responsibility: Thomas Holt.

Abstract:

"Bold in its concept and masterful in its execution, this volume is a comprehensive view of the emergence and decline of black leadership in South Carolina between 1867 and 1876, a period in which more than half of the 487 elected state and federal officials were black."--Jacket.

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