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Author Smith, J. Douglas, 1965-

Title Managing white supremacy : race, politics, and citizenship in Jim Crow Virginia / J. Douglas Smith
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 411 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : separation by consent -- A fine discrimination indeed : party politics and white supremacy from emancipation to world war -- Opportunities found and lost : race and politics after world war -- Redefining race : the campaign for racial purity -- Educating citizens or servants? : Hampton Institute and the divided mind of white Virginians -- Little tyrannies and petty skullduggeries -- A melancholy distinction : Virginia's response to lynching -- The erosion of paternalism : confronting the limits of managed race relations -- Travelling in opposite directions -- Too radical for us : the passing of managed race relations -- Epilogue : the making of massive resistance
Summary Drawing on private correspondence and official documents, this text traces the erosion of white elite paternalism in Jim Crow Virginia. It reveals a fluidity in southern racial politics in the decades between World War I and the supreme Court's 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision
Notes Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Virginia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-395) and index
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Subject African Americans -- Civil rights -- Virginia -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Segregation -- Virginia -- History -- 20th century.
Citizenship -- Virginia -- History -- 20th century.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Virginia -- History -- 20th century.
Whites -- Virginia -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Virginia -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Virginia -- Race relations.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2002006437
ISBN 0807862266 (electronic bk.)
9780807862261 (electronic bk.)