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Stony the Road

Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow

by Henry Louis Gates

Hardcover, 296 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $30 |

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Stony the Road
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Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow
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Henry Louis Gates

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The NAACP Image Award-winning creator of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross chronicles America's post-Civil War struggle for racial equality and the violent counterrevolution that resubjugated black Americans throughout the 20th century. Illustrations.