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The more history I read, the more it becomes a favorite genre. Cruden's book illuminated what for me had been a lesser-known chapter of American history. And just like every other chapter of the growth of this nation, it is a fascinating and sobering account of the mixed and mangled motives of political gain, prejudice and economic interest. I chose this book at random from my local library because I wanted to fill in some historical gaps before I turn to Isabel Wilkerson's "The Warmth of Other ...more