White Man's Heaven: The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909 #2020

White Man's Heaven: The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909 Kimberly Harper White Man s Heaven The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks Drawing on court records newspaper accounts penitentiary records letters and diaries White Man s Heaven is a thorough investigation into the lynching and expulsion of African Americans in the Mis

  • Title: White Man's Heaven: The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909
  • Author: Kimberly Harper
  • ISBN: 9781557289414
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Hardcover
  • White Man's Heaven: The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909 Kimberly Harper Drawing on court records, newspaper accounts, penitentiary records, letters, and diaries, White Man s Heaven is a thorough investigation into the lynching and expulsion of African Americans in the Missouri and Arkansas Ozarks in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Kimberly Harper explores events in the towns of Monett, Pierce City, Joplin, and Springfield, MDrawing on court records, newspaper accounts, penitentiary records, letters, and diaries, White Man s Heaven is a thorough investigation into the lynching and expulsion of African Americans in the Missouri and Arkansas Ozarks in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries Kimberly Harper explores events in the towns of Monett, Pierce City, Joplin, and Springfield, Missouri, and Harrison, Arkansas, to show how post Civil War vigilantism, an established tradition of extralegal violence, and the rapid political, economic, and social change of the New South era happened independently but were also part of a larger, interconnected regional experience Even though some whites, especially in Joplin and Springfield, tried to stop the violence and bring the lynchers to justice, many African Americans fled the Ozarks, leaving only a resilient few behind and forever changing the racial composition of the region.
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    One thought on “White Man's Heaven: The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909”

    1. It doesn t feel right to classify this book as a favorite, as its subject is so horrifying and its treatment is so detailed that, frankly, it s not an easy read But White Man s Heaven The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894 1909 is definitely a book to be read and reckoned with.The book draws on copious original sources testimony, newspaper accounts, witness reports, court records, and to detail the circumstances and aftermath of lynchings in the Missouri towns of Pier [...]

    2. An eye opening read When I moved to this area of the country, I had no idea it was awash with such violent racial hatred Granted it s the South, and the South does have, shall I say, a less than admirable history regarding race relations, but this is something different Different because much of this history has been hidden, or at best has been a footnote in local history, until recently Within the last decade there has been a lot of research into this particular history This book is a valuable [...]

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