The Strange Career of Jim Crow

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Ranked #33 in Educational Psychology, Ranked #78 in African American History

C. Vann Woodward, who died in 1999 at the age of 91, was America's most eminent Southern historian, the winner of a Pulitzer Prize for Mary Chestnut's Civil War and a Bancroft Prize for The Origins of the New South. Now, to honor his long and truly distinguished career, Oxford is pleased to publish this special commemorative edition of Woodward's most influential work, The Strange Career of Jim Crow.
The Strange Career of Jim Crow is one of the great works of Southern history. Indeed, the book actually helped shape that history. Published in 1955, a year after the Supreme Court in Brown...

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Peter Temin After Reconstruction, white southerners recreated a system of laws and social repression called Jim Crow laws. (Source)

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