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A Black ­ Gambler’s World of Liq­ uor, Vice, and Pres­ i­ den­ tial Pol­ i­ tics A Black ­ Gambler’s World of Liq­ uor, Vice, and Pres­ i­ den­ tial Pol­ i­ tics­ William ­ Thomas Scott of Il­ li­ nois, 1839–1917 Bruce L. ­ Mouser Fore­ word by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. T h e U n i ­ v e r ­ s i t y o f W i s ­ c o n ­ s i n P r e s s The Uni­ ver­ sity of Wis­ con­ sin Press 1930 Mon­ roe ­ Street, 3rd Floor Mad­ i­ son, Wis­ con­ sin 53711-2059 uw­ press.wisc.edu 3 Hen­ rietta ­ Street, Co­ vent Gar­ den Lon­ don WC2E 8LU, ­ United King­ dom eu­ ros­ pan­ book­ store.com Copy­ right © 2014 by the Board of Re­ gents of the Uni­ ver­ sity of Wis­ con­ sin ­ System Fore­ word copy­ right © 2014 by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. All rights reserved. Except in the case of brief quotations embedded in critical articles and reviews, no part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted in any format or by any means—digital, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise—or conveyed via the Internet or a website without written permission of the University of Wisconsin Press. Rights inquiries should be directed to rights@uwpress.wisc.edu.­ Printed in the ­ United ­ States of Amer­ ica Li­ brary of Con­ gress ­ Cataloging-in-Publication Data­ Mouser, Bruce L., au­ thor. A black ­ gambler’s world of liq­ uor, vice, and pres­ i­ den­ tial pol­ i­ tics: ­ William ­ Thomas Scott of Il­ li­ nois, 1839–1917 / Bruce L. ­ Mouser; fore­ word by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. pages­   cm In­ cludes bib­ lio­ graph­ i­ cal ref­ er­ ences and index. ISBN 978-0-299-30184-2 (pbk.: alk. paper) ISBN 978-0-299-30183-5 (e-book) 1. Scott, ­ William ­ Thomas, 1839–1917. 2. African ­ American pres­ i­ den­ tial can­ di­ dates—Biog­ ra­ phy. 3. Gam­ blers—Il­ li­ nois—Biog­ ra­ phy. 4. African ­ Americans—Po­ lit­ i­ cal ac­ tiv­ ity—His­ tory—19th cen­ tury. 5. ­ African ­ Americans—Po­ lit­ i­ cal ac­ tiv­ ity—His­ tory—20th cen­ tury. 6. Il­ li­ nois—Pol­ i­ tics and govern­ ment—1865–1950. 7. United ­ States—Pol­ i­ tics and govern­ ment—1901–1909. I. Gates, Henry Louis, Jr., au­ thor of fore­ word.   II. Title. E185.97.S37M68    2014 977.3´04092—dc23 [B] 2014007451 To Mar­ tin N. ­ Zanger and Dar­ rel Dex­ ter With­ out the as­ sis­ tance of these two gen­ tle­ men, I doubt that I would have at­ tempted this pro­ ject. ...

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ISBN
9780299301835
Related ISBN
9780299301842
MARC Record
OCLC
892686692
Pages
200
Launched on MUSE
2014-10-09
Language
English
Open Access
No
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