A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration
By: Steven Hahn (author)Paperback
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This Pulitzer Prize-winning book is the epic story of how African-Americans, in the six decades following slavery, transformed themselves into a political people - an embryonic black nation.
Steven Hahn is Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor in American History at University of Pennsylvania.
Prologue: Looking Out from Slavery Part I: "The Jacobins of the Country" 1. Of Chains and Threads 2. "The Choked Voice of a Race at Last Unloosed" 3. Of Rumors and Revelations Part II: To Build a New Jerusalem 4. Reconstructing the Body Politic 5. "A Society Turned Bottomside Up" 6. Of Paramilitary Politics Part III: The Unvanquished 7. The Education of Henry Adams 8. Of Ballots and Biracialism 9. The Valley and the Shadows Epilogue: "Up, You Mighty Race" Appendix: Black Leaders Data Set Notes Acknowledgments Index
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