Segregation in the new South : Birmingham, Alabama, 1871-1901 /

"Carl V. Harris's Segregation in the New South explores the rise of racial exclusion in late nineteenth-century Birmingham, Alabama, a critical southern industrial city. In the 1870s, African Americans in Birmingham were eager to exploit the disarray of slavery's old racial lines, ass...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Harris, Carl V. (Author), Brownlee, W. Elliot, 1941- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2023]
Table of Contents:
  • The social history of Jim Crow
  • City of opportunities and boundaries
  • Transition to the New South: reconstructing boundaries
  • Protocols, sanctions, and mob terror
  • School segregation
  • Urban residential segregation
  • The economic realm: work and property
  • The economic realm: social space
  • The political realm, 1871-1888: organizing and voting
  • The political realm, 1888-1901: excluding Black voters
  • Coda: historians and the interplay of class, race, and caste.