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Ben Tillman & the reconstruction of white supremacy / Stephen Kantrowitz.

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  • 8 of 10 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library SC R B Tillman Benjamin (Text) 23535214 Adult SC Reference Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort District Collection SC 975.7 KAN 2000 (Text) 0530001413042 Beaufort District Collection - Reference Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch 320.56 KAN (Text) 0530005631657 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch REC 320.56 KAN (Text) 0530005631666 Adult Reconstruction Collection Available -
Dorchester - Summerville Branch B TILLMAN KAN (Text) 30018001462445 Adult Biography Available -
Fairfield - Main Library Tillman (Text) 33116001676209 Adult South Carolina Collection Available -
Lancaster - Lancaster Branch C 975.7 Kan (Text) 30553101019174 Adult Caroliniana Non-Fiction Storage -
South Carolina State Library 975.7041 KANT (Text) 0010102713640 Adult SC Collection Non-Circulating -
South Carolina State Library 975.7041 KANT (Text) 0010102713699 Adult SC Collection Available -
South Carolina State Library 975.7041 KANT (Text) 0010102713707 Adult SC Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807825303
  • ISBN: 0807825301
  • ISBN: 9780807848395
  • ISBN: 0807848395
  • Physical Description: 422 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2000]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-396) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Ben Tillman, agrarian rebel -- Mastery and its discontents -- Planters and the "gentlemen from Africa" -- The shotgun wedding of white supremacy and reform -- Farmers, dudes, white negroes, and the sun-browned goddess -- The mob and the state -- Every white man who is worthy of a vote -- The uses of a pitchfork -- Demagogues and disordered households -- Epilogue: The reconstruction of American democracy.
Summary, etc.:
This book traces the history of white male supremacy and its discontents from the era of plantation slavery to the age of Jim Crow. Friend and foe alike and generations of historians interpreted Tillman's physical and rhetorical violence in defense of white supremacy as a matter of racial and gender instinct. This book reveals that Tillman's white supremacy was a political program and social argument whose legacies continue to shape American life.
Subject: Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918.
Legislators > United States > Biography.
United States. Congress. Senate > Biography.
White supremacy movements > Southern States > History.
Men, White > Political activity > Southern States > History.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Political culture > Southern States.
Southern States > Race relations.
South Carolina > Politics and government > 1865-1950.
Governors > South Carolina.
Tillman, Benjamin R.

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