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Freedom's dominion : a saga of white resistance to federal power  Cover Image Book Book

Freedom's dominion : a saga of white resistance to federal power

Cowie, Jefferson (author.).

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  • ISBN: 1541672801
  • ISBN: 9781541672802
  • Physical Description: x, 497 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2022.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-479) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: George Wallace and American freedom -- Book one: Land. Marshall Crawford's orders; Land, liberty, and Jackson; The killing of Hardeman Owens; The compromise of Francis Scott Key; Uprising -- Book two: Citizenship. Igniting a wall of fire; "Destroying freedom and liberty"; The Greeley gamble and the dueling dual legislatures of 1872; The white line: afternoon, election day 1874; The fate of the scalawag: evening, election day 1874 -- Book three: Federal power in repose. The prison mines; White oligarchy as Jeffersonian democracy; Lynching as an act of freedom; A new deal for southside?; The bourbon from barbour -- Book four: Democracy. The fightin' judge; The albert street club; From clayton to the nation; The SCOPE of freedom; The vote is not enough; The northern strategy.
Summary, etc.: A prize-winning historian chronicles the long-running clash between white people and federal authority by focusing on Barbour County, Alabama and its history of fighting Reconstruction, integration, and the New Deal.
Subject: United States Race relations History
Barbour County (Ala.) Race relations History
White supremacy movements United States History
White supremacy movements Alabama Barbour County History
Civil rights United States History
Civil rights Alabama Barbour County History
Liberty Political aspects United States
Liberty Political aspects Alabama Barbour County
White people United States Attitudes
Barbour County (Ala.) History

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