Empire Of Sin

Author: Gary Krist
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 0770437079
Size: 33.18 MB
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From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City Empire of Sin re ...

Voices Of Civil Rights Lawyers

Author: Kent Spriggs
ISBN: 9780813054322
Size: 69.27 MB
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Kent Spriggs, a noted lawyer of the period, gathers stories of legal maneuvers and memories of racial injustices from 26 voices--white and black, male and female, Northern-born, and Southern-born--many of whom share their own defining ...

Critical Thinking

Author: Bruce N. Waller
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205158812
Size: 58.81 MB
Format: PDF
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This Books la Carte Edition is an unbound, three-hole punched, loose-leaf version of the textbook and provides students the opportunity to personalize their book by incorporating their own notes and taking only the portion of the book ...

The Kings Of Casino Park

Author: Thomas Aiello
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817317422
Size: 67.43 MB
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An account of the Louisiana Monarchs' controversial 1932 Negro League baseball season places it against a backdrop of the Great Depression and period of racial tension while addressing claims that they lost the National Championship to the ...

Men Of Mark Eminent Progressive And Rising

Author: William J. Simmons
Publisher: Theclassics.Us
ISBN: 9781230205304
Size: 16.49 MB
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1887 edition. Excerpt: ... XVIII. REV.

The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

Author: Michael Anthony Ross
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199778809
Size: 25.42 MB
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Recounts a famous kidnapping that took place in New Orleans in 1870, in which a seventeen-month-old white child was taken by two African-American women, and the resulting public hysteria that led to racial tensions, political divisions, and ...

Slaves Of The State

Author: Dennis Childs
ISBN: 9780816692415
Size: 79.58 MB
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Slaves of the State paves the way for a new understanding of chattel slavery as a continuing social reality of U.S. empire—one resting at the very foundation of today's prison industrial complex that now holds more than 2.3 million people ...