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Black Over White: Negro Political Leadership in South Carolina During Reconstruction (Blacks in the New World)

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"This concise monograph proves that the historian can use quantitative techniques from the social sciences without sacrificing traditional concerns for literary craftsmanship, humanism, or methodical research in manuscripts and printed sources. The author rejects old stereotypic views which depicted black Reconstruction politicians as either venal or gullible. Holt's politicians are infinitely more complex, diverse, and therefore recognizably human. His study is particularly interesting in showing the effects of caste, class, and color on attitude and behavior. He has produced an excellent book, deserving of wide attention." Reviewed by Daniel Weiss, Virginia Quarterly Review (Copyright 2006 Virginia Quarterly Review)

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ISBN:
9780252007750
Author:
Holt, Thomas
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reconstruction
Subject:
Afro-American legislators
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Blacks in the New World
Publication Date:
19790831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
276
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.6 in

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