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Contents List of Illustrations     ix Introduction     xi 1. The Ethic of Subsistence and the Origins of South­ ern Secession     1 2. Fiscal Policy and the Failure of Radical Reconstruction in the Lower South     28 3. Ala­ bama’s Presidential Reconstruction Legislature     71 4. Ala­ bama Emancipation in the Courts     92 5. Redemption and the Jews in Montgomery     110 6. Senator J. Thomas Heflin and the Expulsion Movement of 1929     123 7. Hugo Black and the Golden Age     148 8. The Structure of White Supremacy in Ala­ bama in the Era of World War II     164 9. Rosa Parks and the Law     186 10. The Montgomery Freedom Rider Riots of 1961     199 Conclusion     216 Index     221 ...


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  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).
  • Civil rights -- United States -- History.
  • Southern States -- History -- 1865-1951.
  • Southern States -- History -- 1951-.
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