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Hooded Americanism: The History of the Ku Klux Klan

3.74  ·  Rating Details ·  39 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
"The only work that treats Ku Kluxism for the entire period of it's existence. . . . the authoritative work on the period. Hooded Americanism is exhaustive in its rich detail and its use of primary materials to paint the picture of a century of terror. It is comprehensive, since it treats the entire period, and enjoys the perspective that the long view provides. It is time ...more
Paperback, Third Edition, 489 pages
Published February 9th 1987 by Duke University Press Books (first published January 1st 1976)
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Manny
Mar 01, 2016 Manny marked it as to-read
Nandakishore, a self-confessed lying, leftist liberal, told me earlier this morning that the Ku Klux Klan had endorsed Donald Trump. What a disgraceful slur! I looked up the story, and here's what David Duke, former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, really had to say:
Voting for these people, voting against Donald Trump at this point, is really treason to your heritage. I’m not saying I endorse everything about Trump. In fact, I haven’t formally endorsed him. But I do support his candidacy, and I
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Brett
I'm sad that I have to give this book such a low rating, because it is a topic that is fascinating and I was very keen to read it. The KKK is a seriously under-studied phenomenon in American history. It was a mass movement with long-term staying power, it was enormously influential for a time, and it is the closest thing to a home grown fascist movement the United States has ever produced. This book doesn't do it justice.

There are a couple of big problems, but the main one is probably organizati
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Edward
Jan 29, 2014 Edward rated it really liked it
The Klan boils down to this: Fear of a changing society, Anger and Violence due to a sense of helplessness, Conspiracies offered to explain the faults of society, but no solutions offered, and predictions of the end of America. ...more
Heidi
Nov 17, 2013 Heidi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you MUST have information on the Klan...it's all here.
Leo1998
Dec 01, 2014 Leo1998 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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