Dark journey : black Mississippians in the age of Jim Crow (Book, 1989) [WorldCat.org]
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Dark journey : black Mississippians in the age of Jim Crow

Dark journey : black Mississippians in the age of Jim Crow

Author: Neil R McMillen
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McMillen, Neil R., 1939-
Dark journey.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1989
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil R McMillen
ISBN: 0252015681 9780252015687 025206156X 9780252061561
OCLC Number: 17982978
Awards: Bancroft Prize, 1990.
Description: xvii, 430 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: The black place. Jim Crow and the limits of freedom, 1890-1940 --
Part 2: Separate and unequal. The politics of the disfranchised ; Education : the "mere faint gesture" --
Part 3: Working and striving. Farmers without land ; Black labor/black capital --
Part 4: Under white law. Jim Crow's courts ; Judge Lynch's court --
Part 5: A resistant spirit. "Northboun'" : Mississippi black diaspora ; The gathering challenge --
Jim Crow's likeness : a photo essay.
Responsibility: Neil R. McMillen.


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Winner of the Bancroft Prize in American History and the McLemore Prize of the Mississippi Historical Society. Also named an Outstanding Book by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Read more...

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