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

Author: Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Gender & American culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Second edition ; with a new preface by the authorView all editions and formats
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"This classic work helps recover the central role of black women in the political history of the Jim Crow era. Glenda Elizabeth 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. Gilmore argues that while the ideology of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
ISBN: 1469651882 9781469651880
OCLC Number: 1052404500
Description: xxviii, 384 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Place and Possibility --
2. Race and Womanhood --
3. Race and Manhood --
4. Sex and Violence in Procrustes's Bed --
5. No Middle Ground --
6. Diplomatic Women --
7. Forging Interracial Links --
8. Women and Ballots.
Series Title: Gender & American culture.
Other Titles: Women and the politics of White supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920
Responsibility: Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore.

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