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Title:
1877 : America's year of living violently
Author:
Bellesiles, Michael A.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xiv, 386 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
Describes a time of upheaval in America--when the country was in a deep economic depression, white supremacists roamed the South, and a nationwide railroad strike led to bloodshed--and discusses how the events of 1877 also fueled cultural and intellectual innovation.
Language:
English
Contents:
On the edge of a volcano -- Seeking white unity -- Bringing order to the West -- The terror of poverty -- The great insurrection -- Homicidal nation -- Breaking the spell.
ISBN:
9781595584410
Format :
Book