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Klansville, U.S.A.

The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan

Häftad Engelska, 2014-10-23
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In this book David Cunningham tells the story of the astounding trajectory of the Klan during the 1960s by focusing on the pivotal and under-explored case of the United Klans of America (UKA) in North Carolina. Why the KKK flourished in the Tar Heel state presents a fascinating puzzle and a window into the complex appeal of the Klan as a whole.
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Glenn Feldman, Journal of American Studies The book is written in a lively and accessible style and is based on a solid array of archival sources and personal interviews, including with Klan leaders and members.

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David Cunningham is Associate Professor and Chair of Sociology and the Social Justice & Social Policy Program at Brandeis University. Over the past decade, he has worked with the Greensboro (N.C.) Truth and Reconciliation Commission as well as the Mississippi Truth Project, and served as a consulting expert in several court cases. The author of There's Something Happening Here: The New Left, the Klan, and FBI Counterintelligence, his current research focuses on the causes, consequences, and legacy of racial violence.


Introduction ; Beginnings: The KKK in North Carolina and the U.S. ; The Rise of the Carolina Klan ; "Rebirth of Klan Counters Moderate Action in State": The UKA and Southern Politics ; UKA Recruitment in North Carolina Counties ; Joining the Klan ; Locating "Klansville, U.S.A." ; The Fall of United Klans ; Epilogue ; Notes ; References ; Index