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Bright Radical Star

Black Freedom and White Supremacy on the Hawkeye Frontier

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$109.00 • £94.95 • €99.95

ISBN 9780674081802

Publication Date: 01/01/1993


360 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

9 maps, 40 tables


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  • I. Antebellum
    • 1. Dr. Emerson’s Sam
    • 2. Landscape with Black Code
    • 3. The Ghost of Justice Story
    • 4. Fires of Liberty
    • 5. The Salem Nineteen
    • 6. Whatever Happened to Billy G. Haun’s Law?
    • 7. Present at the Creation
    • 8. Progress and Prejudice
    • 9. Vox Populi
  • II. Postbellum
    • 10. Battlegrounds
    • 11. Bright Radical Star
    • 12. The Egalitarian Moment
  • Appendix A: Data and Methods
  • Appendix B: Supplementary Regression Estimates
  • Notes
  • Index

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