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Marrow of Tradition

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ISBN-10: 047206147X

ISBN-13: 9780472061471

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Charles Waddell Chesnutt, Robert M. Farnsworth

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List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 6/15/1969
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

About the Series
About This Volume
The Marrow of Tradition: The Complete Text
Introduction: Cultural and Historical Background
Chronology of Chesnutt's Life and Times
A Note on the Text
The Marrow of Tradition [1901 Houghton Mifflin edition]
The Marrow of Tradition: Cultural Contexts
Caste, Race and Gender After Reconstruction from The Platinum Negro as a Freeman
"The Negro Question in the South"
An Imperative Duty
"Atlanta Exposition Speech" from Up from Slavery
"The Future American"
"The Conservation of Race"
"Birth Reform, from the Positive, not the Negative Side"
Women and Economics
"The Intellectual Progress of the Colored Woman"
"Service by the Educated Negro"
Law and Lawlessness
Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution
"The Freedman's Case in Equity"
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896): excerpts from brief by Albion Tourgee, majority opinion by Justice Henry Billings Brown, and the dissenting opinion by Justice John Marshall Harlan
"Suffrage and Eligibility to Office," Article VI, amendment to the North Carolina State Constitution
Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All its Phases
"Lynched Negro and Wife First Mutilated," Vicksburg (Mississippi) Evening Post February 8, 1904
"Victim's Family Begs to See Negro Burned," Atlanta Constitution October 2, 1905
"Belleville is Complacent Over Horrible Lynching,: New York Herald June 9, 1903
"Respect for Law," Independent
"A Race Riot and After," Following the Color Line
A speech before the United States House of Representatives, February 23, 1900
The Wilmington Riot
Editorial printed in Literary Digest, 1898
Speech reported in The Wilmington Star
From the "White Man's Declaration of Independence" (or, Wilmington Declaration of Independence), from Appleton's Cyclopaedia
Anonymous letter to William McKinley, 13 November 1898
Letter to Walter Hines Page, 1898
"An Account of the Race Riot in Wilmington, N.C."
Segregation as Culture: Etiquette, Spectacle, and Fiction
Wilmington Messenger article, rpt in Raleigh New and Observer, 8 September 1899
Photograph of "Old Plantation" Midway booth at the 1896 Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia
From The Cotton States and International Exposition program
100 Years of the Negro in Show Business
"Old" and "New" Negro photographs juxtaposed, from Frances Benjamin Johnston's The Hampton album
Literary Memoranda
"Po' Sandy"
From The Leopard's Spots
From "A Psychological Counter-Current in Recent Fiction" North American Review