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...
Baton Rouge :
Louisiana State University Press,
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.