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Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina

Janet G. Hudson

Abstract

This book analyzes World War I-era South Carolina, a state whose white minority maintained political power by rigidly enforcing white supremacy over an African American majority. Considering the aspirations and actions of both black and white reformers, the book looks at the influence of a multifaceted ideology of white supremacy that became a barrier to the region's progress. Detailing African American resistance to white supremacy long before the Civil Rights era, the book illuminates the critical nature of South Carolina to the civil rights movement.

Keywords: World War I, South Carolina, political power, white supremacy, black reformers, white reformers, African American resistance, civil rights movement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780813125022
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813125022.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janet G. Hudson, author