Politics, society, and the Klan in Alabama, 1915-1949 (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Politics, society, and the Klan in Alabama, 1915-1949

Politics, society, and the Klan in Alabama, 1915-1949

Author: Glenn Feldman
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This in-depth examination of the Klan in a single state, which features rare photographs, provides a means of understanding the order's development throughout the South. Feldman's book represents definitive research into the history of the Klan and makes a major contribution to our understanding of both that organization and the history of Alabama.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feldman, Glenn.
Politics, society, and the Klan in Alabama, 1915-1949.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Feldman
ISBN: 0817309837 9780817309831 0817309845 9780817309848
OCLC Number: 40830038
Description: xii, 457 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Origins of the Revised Klan --
2. The Civic, Educational, and Progressive Klan --
3. The Moral and Religious Klan --
4. The Racist and Nativist Klan --
5. The Political Klan --
6. The Year of the Whip --
7. Elite War on the Klan --
8. Limits of the Oligarchy's Campaign --
9. Race over Rum, Romans, and Republicans --
10. Disloyalty, Revenge, and the End of an Era --
11. 1930s Causes Celebres: Scottsboro and Hugo Black --
12. The Threat of Urban Radicalism --
13. Farm, Factory, and Hooded Persistence --
14. World War II and Postwar Alabama --
15. Federal-State Interaction in the 1940s --
Epilogue: "To Wither Away."
Responsibility: Glenn Feldman.
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This work argues that the Ku Klux Klan remained active during the 1930s and 1940s when it was presumed dormant. The author also examines how the Klan's opponents during the Depression and war years  Read more...


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