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Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden History of Racial Cleansing in America

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Discusses twelve cases in which racial cleansing emptied entire counties of African Americans from 1864 to 1923.

Synopsis:

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist exposes the secret history of racial cleansing in America

About the Author

Elliot Jaspin is a reporter for Cox Newspapers, where he specializes in computer-assisted reporting. He won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting in 1979, and in 1993 he was awarded the Kiplinger Distinguished Contributions to Journalism Award by the National Press Foundation. He lives in Annapolis, Maryland.

Table of Contents

1. We the people — 2. McNeel's feet — 3. Forced labor — 4. Disturbing situations — 5. "Don't kill us all" — 6. All-white diversity — 7. The burning cow — 8. Something in the air — 9. A dog named Nigger — 10. The Horse Thief Detective Association — 11. Bedtime stories — 12. Lost, stolen, or strayed — Conclusion : Esta's gift — Notes — Appendix A. Black population collapses — Appendix B. Black Forsyth County landowners.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786721979
Publisher:
Basic Books
Subject:
History : General
Author:
Jaspin, Elliot
Subject:
History : United States - 19th Century
Subject:
History : United States - General
Subject:
Social Science : Minority Studies - General
Subject:
History : United States - 20th Century
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main_subject
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all_subjects
Publication Date:
May 2008
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
416

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History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
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History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Racism and Ethnic Conflict
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History and Social Science » Sociology » Violence in Society
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General
History and Social Science » US History » General
History and Social Science » World History » General

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