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Published: 29 May 1986

336 Pages

ISBN: 9780195040258

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A Rage for Order

Black-White Relations in the American South since Emancipation

Joel Williamson

Williamson now offers us an abridgement of his widely acclaimed and award-winning The Crucible of Race--one of the most important books on race relations in the American South--which C. Vann Woodward, in The New Republic, declared "the most conspicuous landmark of scholarship in an important field" and "a deeper and more thorough penetration of the endless complexities of the subject than any ever attempted before." This abridgement--which explores Southern race relations over a span of 150 years--preserves all of the original themes and many of the individual stories and portraits of historic figures.