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Emancipation Betrayed: The Hidden History of Black Organizing and White Violence in Florida from Reconstruction to the Bloody Election of 1920 (American Crossroads #16)

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In this penetrating examination of African American politics and culture, Paul Ortiz throws a powerful light on the struggle of black Floridians to create the first statewide civil rights movement against Jim Crow. Concentrating on the period between the end of slavery and the election of 1920, Emancipation Betrayed vividly demonstrates that the decades leading up to the h ...more
Paperback, 410 pages
Published October 3rd 2006 by University of California Press (first published February 27th 2005)
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Victor
Terribly repetitive, even for an academic book. Should have been an essay, not a full length book.
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It is unfortunate that a book whose subject is so riveting can be so boring because of its repetitive narrative. Where was the editor?
Renay
Amazing! A part of our history that needs to be taught.
Rachel
Very informative but too repetitive.
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