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Author Bellesiles, Michael A

Title 1877 : America's year of living violently / Michael A. Bellesiles

Publ Info New York : New Press, 2010
Distributed by Perseus Distribution
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Lincoln  E671 .B47 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Newport  E671 .B47 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E671 .B47 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 386 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents On the edge of a volcano -- Seeking white unity -- Bringing order to the West -- The terror of poverty -- The great insurrection -- Homicidal nation -- Breaking the spell
Note Describes a time of upheaval in America--when the country was in a deep economic depression, white supremacists roamed the South, and a nationwide railroad strike led to bloodshed--and discusses how the events of 1877 also fueled cultural and intellectual innovation
LC subject United States -- Civilization -- 1865-1918
Social conflict -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Violence -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Racism -- United States -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1865-1918
Railroad Strike, U.S., 1877
Alt Title Eighteen hundred seventy-seven : America's year of living violently
ISBN 9781595584410 (hc. : alk. paper)
1595584412 (hc. : alk. paper)