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Why White Liberals Fail

Race and Southern Politics from FDR to Trump

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$27.95 • £24.95 • €25.95

ISBN 9780674242340

Publication Date: 06/14/2022


256 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Prologue
  • I. A Southern New Deal, 1933–1945
    • 1. The New Deal: Southern Enthusiasm
    • 2. Liberal Hopes and Conservative Fears
  • II. Racial Change, a Long Massive Resistance, and Liberal Fatalism, 1945–1965
    • 3. A Liberal Window of Opportunity?
    • 4. Brown and Backlash
  • III. The Rise and Fall of Biracial Politics after 1965
    • 5. Voting Rights, a Long Southern Strategy, and Conservative Accommodation
    • 6. Thwarted Promises of a New South
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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