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Trouble in Mind Black Southerners in the Age of Jim Crow

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ISBN-10: 0375702636

ISBN-13: 9780375702631

Edition: 1999

Authors: Leon F. Litwack

List price: $21.00
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"The stain of Jim Crow runs deep in 20th-century America. . . . Its effects remain the nation's most pressing business. Trouble in Mind is an absolutely essential account of its dreadful history and calamitous legacy."  --The Washington Post "The most complete and moving account we have had of what the victims of the Jim Crow South suffered and somehow endured." --C. Vann Woodward In April 1899, black laborer Sam Hose killed his white boss in self-defense. Wrongly accused of raping the man's wife, Hose was mutilated, stabbed, and burned alive in front of 2,000 cheering whites. His body was sold piecemeal to souvenir seekers; an Atlanta grocery displayed his knuckles in its front window…    
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/27/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.76" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English