Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Book Cover
Book
Author Brook, Daniel, author.

Title The accident of color : a story of race in Reconstruction / Daniel Brook.

Publication Info. New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    305.8009 BRO    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    305.80097 BRO    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
1 copy being processed for PAS La Pintoresca Branch On Order.
Edition First edition.
Description xxiv, 344 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: down the memory hole -- Introduction: les ambassadeurs -- Misfit metropolises -- Strange confederates -- Legally black -- Freedom riders -- Progress on parchment -- Brown versus Board of Education -- Radical university -- Laws and outlaws -- The great betrayal -- Fade to black and white -- Conclusion: living the lie.
Summary Documents how the citizenship privileges of mixed-race urbanites in nineteenth-century New Orleans and Charleston were swept away by the political backlashes of the Reconstruction and Jim Crow eras.
Subject Racially mixed people -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Racially mixed people -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- South Carolina -- Charleston.
New Orleans (La.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Racism -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Racism -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies.
ISBN 9780393247442
0393247449

 
    
Available items only