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Call # E185.61 .M47948 2011
Author McWhirter, Cameron
Title Red summer : the Summer of 1919 and the awakening of Black America / Cameron McWhirter
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Henry Holt & Co., 2011
Edition 1st ed
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 WMS STACKS  E185.61 .M47948 2011    DUE 07-30-16

Details

Descript. x, 352 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm
Note "A John Macrae Book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-338) and index
Summary/Abstract A narrative history of one of America's deadliest episodes of race riots and lynchings traces how black Americans were brutally targeted by anti-black uprisings that culminated in hundreds of deaths and set the stage for the civil rights movement
Subject African Americans -- Violence against -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Racism -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Lynching -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Race riots -- United States -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
OCLC # 671491689
Table of Contents
1.Carswell Grove1
2.Things Fall Apart12
3.World Is on Fire18
4.NAACP25
5.National Conference on Lynching33
6.Charleston41
7.Bombs and the Decline of the West55
8.Ellisville68
9.Cleveland76
10.Longview82
11.Washington96
12.Chicago Is a Great Foreign City114
13.Beach127
14.Like a Great Volcano149
15.Austin162
16.Knoxville170
17.New Negro185
18.Omaha192
19.Phillips County208
20.Let the Nation See Itself236
21.Capitol Hill246
 Coda. Carswell Grove265
 Acknowledgments273
 Notes275
 Bibliography325
 Index339