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Published: 24 September 2009

240 Pages | 19 halftones, 18 line illustrations

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195393088

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The Colfax Massacre

The Untold Story of Black Power, White Terror, and the Death of Reconstruction

LeeAnna Keith

  • The first full-length book to tell the history of the Colfax massacre
  • Explores the racial tensions that led to the fateful encounter
  • A gripping narrative account of that portentous day and a nuanced historical analysis of its far-reaching repercussions