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Author Lumpkins, Charles L.

Title American pogrom : the East St. Louis Race Riot and Black politics / Charles L. Lumpkins
Published Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2008]
©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 312 pages) : maps
Series Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest
Ohio University Press series on law, society, and politics in the Midwest.
Contents Historical roots of an African American community, 1800-1898 -- The African American political experience, 1898-1915 -- The May uprising : an end to expanding Black power -- The July massacre : "we'll have a White man's town" -- Return to the political arena, 1917-1929 -- Breaking the deadlock, 1930-1945
Notes Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Pennsylvania State University, 2006
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-297) and index
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Subject African Americans -- Crimes against -- History -- Illinois -- East Saint Louis -- 20th century
African Americans -- Illinois -- East Saint Louis -- History.
African Americans -- Illinois -- East Saint Louis -- Social conditions.
East Saint Louis Race Riot, East Saint Louis, Ill., 1917.
Race riots -- Illinois -- East Saint Louis -- History -- 20th century.
East Saint Louis (Ill.) -- Race relations -- History.
East Saint Louis (Ill.) -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008012838
ISBN 082144297X (electronic bk.)
9780821442975 (electronic bk.)