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Blood At The Root : A Racial Cleansing In America

Blood At The Root : A Racial Cleansing In America



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"A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia and ... testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America ... Patrick Phillips breaks the century-long silence of his hometown and uncovers a history of racial terrorism that continues to shape America in the twenty-first century" -- Provided by publisher.
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305.8 PHIAdult NonfictionIn

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Edition Statement :

First edition.

Content :

Introduction: Law of the land -- The scream -- Riot, rout, tumult -- The missing girl -- And the mob came on -- A straw in the whirlwind -- The devil's own horses -- The majesty of the law -- Fastening the noose -- We condemn this conduct -- Crush the thing in its infancy -- The scaffold -- When they were slaves -- Driven to the cook stoves -- Exile, 1913/1920 -- Erasure, 1920/1970 -- The attempted murder of Miguel Marcelli -- The brotherhood march, 1987 -- Silence is consent -- Epilogue: A pack of wild dogs.



Physical Description :

xxii, 302 pages ; 23 cm

Notes :
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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