||Things fall apart -- The interminable conflict -- Dialogues on human rights abuses -- Themes on racial conflict -- Organized resistance -- Literary provocateur : a case study of John A. Leland -- A planter's letter to the New York times -- Excerpt from The prostrate state by James Pike -- Testimony of Elias Thomson regarding Klan activity -- Remarks of Judge Hugh Bond regarding Klan activity -- Excerpt from the oral history of Mary Anderson -- "The Lowrey bandits" -- Letter from General John C. Gorman regarding the Lowrie bandits.
||"Focusing on the years of the Reconstruction, this volume examines the actions of the Ku Klux Klan between the years of 1865 and 1899. It explores how the organization sponsored and promoted violence against former slaves, and how that violence eventually led to the formation of armed defensive units, which in some instances engaged in retaliatory action"--Provided by publisher.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-247) and index.|
|ISBN||0786424672 (illustrated case binding : alk. paper)|