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Author Lawrence, David Todd, 1972- author.

Title When they blew the levee : politics, race, and community in Pinhook, Missouri / David Todd Lawrence and Elaine J. Lawless
Published Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 195 pages)
Contents Origin stories of Pinhook -- Living in Pinhook -- Debra steps up to save Pinhook -- Pinhook day, homecoming -- When they broke the levee -- Why home means so much -- Conclusion: the power of hope through community
Summary How invisible citizens preserve their community when their town is destroyed
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 13, 2018)
Subject African Americans -- Land tenure -- Missouri -- History
African Americans -- Missouri -- History
African Americans -- Missouri -- Social conditions
Disaster victims -- Missouri -- Personal narratives
Floods -- Mississippi River.
Levees -- Mississippi River.
African Americans -- Land tenure.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
African Americans.
Disaster victims.
Politics and government.
Race relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies.
Pinhook (Mo.) -- History
Pinhook (Mo.) -- Politics and government
Pinhook (Mo.) -- Race relations
United States -- History.
Mississippi River.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Lawless, Elaine J., author.
LC no. 2018002938
ISBN 149681777X