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Migration and the Transformation of the Southern Workplace since 1945

Robert Cassanello, Colin J. Davis, and Melanie Shell-Weiss (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034034
eISBN:
9780813038261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034034.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Over the last forty years, the American South has become very diverse very quickly. New businesses and job opportunities in the region have driven this growth, brought an influx of capital, and ... More


Racial violence and black labor in the South

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The basic pattern of racial violence in the South was largely determined by the attempts of landowners and commercial farmers to gain mastery over a world turned upside down by the end of slavery. ... More


Introduction

Clive Webb

in Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177862
eISBN:
9780199870189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177862.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins by discussing what people think about the 1954 declaration stating that in public schools segregation was unconstitutional. It then talks about the effects of this declaration on ... More


Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Ivan Evans

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book deals with the inherent violence of race relations in two important countries that remain iconic expressions of white supremacy in the twentieth century. It does not just reconstruct the ... More


Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction

Clive Webb (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177862
eISBN:
9780199870189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177862.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On May 17, 1954, in Brown v. Board of Education, the United States Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. When the court failed to specify a clear ... More


Racial violence and religion in the New South

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows that while Evangelical Protestantism in the South did not ‘cause’ lynching, it did, however, establish a cultural predisposition which normalized lynching. Because it left ... More


The nightmare of multiple jurisdictions: States rights and lynching in the South

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Rutherford Hayes eventually emerged victorious from the inconclusive election of 1876, but commenced his presidency fatally compromised to Southern planters. In terms of the ‘Compromise of 1877’, ... More


“Rape” and violence in the making of segregation

Ivan Evans

in Cultures of Violence: Lynching and Racial Killing in South Africa and the American South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079047
eISBN:
9781781702208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079047.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

‘The protection of our women’ became a prominent mantra of white politics in South Africa and the South in the postbellum period. Because economic, cultural and social relations in both racial orders ... More


Professional Success, Personal Turmoil

James S. Humphreys

in Francis Butler Simkins: A Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032658
eISBN:
9780813039411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032658.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1930s and early 1940s had been a period of professional success and personal turmoil for Simkins. As he diligently researched, wrote, and lectured, he was forced to deal with the deaths of his ... More


Psychology and Selfhood in the Segregated South

Anne C. Rose

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832813
eISBN:
9781469605630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807894095_rose
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the American South at the turn of the twentieth century, the legal segregation of the races and psychological sciences focused on selfhood emerged simultaneously. The two developments presented ... More


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