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Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906
In 1906, in a bitter gubernatorial contest, Georgia politicians played the race card and white supremacists trumpeted a Negro crime scare. Drawing on new archival materials, Mark Bauerlein traces the origins, development and brutal climax of Atlanta's descent into hatred and violence in that fateful summer. Negrophobia is history at its best--a dramatic moment in time impe ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published June 1st 2002 by Encounter Books
(first published June 1st 2001)
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Mark Bauerlein earned his doctorate in English at UCLA in 1988. He has taught at Emory since 1989, with a two-and-a-half year break in 2003-05 to serve as the Director, Office of Research and Analysis, at the National Endowment for the Arts. Apart from his scholarly work, he publishes in popular periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The Washington Post, TLS, and Chronic ...moreMore about Mark Bauerlein...