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Author Roll, Jarod

Title Spirit of rebellion : labor and religion in the new cotton South / Jarod Roll

Publ Info Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2010]
 PC  HD1511.U6 M876 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HD1511.U6 M876 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xii, 266 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Working class in American history
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-252) and index
Contents A modern promised land -- Jerusalem -- Saviors of agriculture -- No more mourning -- Bear our burdens together -- On Jordan's stormy banks
Note Treats the developments in tenant farming communities (black and white) in Missouri's "bootheel" in the 1930s
LC subject Tenant farmers -- Missouri -- History
African American farmers -- Missouri -- History
Labor movement -- Missouri -- History
Working class -- Religious life -- Missouri -- History
ISBN 9780252035197 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252077036 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252035194 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252077032 (pbk. : alk. paper)