A refugee from his race : Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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A refugee from his race : Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Author: Carolyn L Karcher
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the US, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgee (1838-1905) forged an extraordinary alliance with African Americans. He collaborated closely with African Americans in founding an interracial civil rights organisation, in campaigning against lynching, and in challenging the ideology of segregation. Here, Carolyn L. Karcher provides the first in-depth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Karcher, Carolyn L., 1945-
Refugee from his race
(DLC) 2015040274
(OCoLC)922912856
Named Person: Albion W Tourgée; Albion W Tourgée
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn L Karcher
ISBN: 9781469627977 1469627973 9781469627960 1469627965
OCLC Number: 1066000411
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: A straight-talking advocate --
Passing for black in Pactolus Prime --
The bystander --
The National Citizens' Rights Association --
Campaigning against lynching with Ida B. Wells and Harry C. Smith --
Representing people of color and challenging Jim Crow in the Plessy case --
The view from abroad.
Responsibility: Carolyn L. Karcher.

Abstract:

When white supremacy was entrenching itself throughout the US, the white writer-jurist-activist Albion W. Tourgee (1838-1905) forged an extraordinary alliance with African Americans. He collaborated closely with African Americans in founding an interracial civil rights organisation, in campaigning against lynching, and in challenging the ideology of segregation. Here, Carolyn L. Karcher provides the first in-depth account of this collaboration.

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