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Author Newton, Michael, 1951- author.

Title White robes and burning crosses : a history of the Ku Klux Klan from 1866 / Michael Newton.

Published Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  322.420973 NEWT    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-292) and index.
Contents Introduction: "Good ole Rebels" -- "This is a white man's country" (1866-1873) -- Never sound retreat (1874-1914) -- Rebirth of an empire (1915-1921) -- Glory days (1922-1929) -- Depression and decline (1930-1944) -- Fire in the ashes (1945-1953) -- Beyond "Black Monday" (1954-1960) -- The second Reconstruction (1961-1969) -- "Growing and improving all the time" (1970-1982) -- At war with "ZOG" (1983-1995) -- "Yesterday, today, forever" (1996-2014).
Summary "From the Klan's post-Civil War lynchings in support of Jim Crow laws, to its bloody stand against desegregation during the 1960s, to its continued violence in the militia movement at the turn of the 21st century, this revealing volume chronicles the complete history of the world's oldest surviving terrorist organization from 1866 to the present"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- History.
Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
Domestic terrorism -- United States -- History.
Racism -- United States -- History.
United States -- Race relations.
ISBN 9780786477746 (paperback: alkaline paper)
0786477741 (paperback: alkaline paper)
9781476617190 (ebk.)
1476617198 (ebk.)