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Rabble Rousers: The American Far Right in the Civil Rights Era (Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South)

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The decade following the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision saw white southerners mobilize in massive resistance to racial integration. Most segregationists conceded that ultimately they could only postpone the demise of Jim Crow. Some militant whites, however, believed it possible to win the civil rights struggle. Histories of the black freedom struggle, when they ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published May 15th 2010 by University of Georgia Press (first published 2010)
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Clive Webb is Professor of Modern American History at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England. He specialises in the history of race and ethnic relations in the United States and also, in recent years, the United Kingdom. Outside of the classroom, he spends as much time as possible roaming the Sussex countryside.
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