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Author Redding, Kent, 1962-
Title Making race, making power : North Carolina's road to disfranchisement / Kent Redding.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2003.

Author Redding, Kent, 1962-
Subject Democratic Party (N.C.) -- History.
African Americans -- Suffrage -- North Carolina -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- North Carolina -- History.
North Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Description 1 online resource (x, 180 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-175) and index.
Contents The structuring of Southern voter turnout -- North Carolina Democratic politics and society in the 1880s : Democratic control through localism -- Making and blocking Republican power -- The demise of Democratic localism and the rise of Populism -- The failed alternatives to Democratic rule : movement-party disjunctions in Populism -- Democrats transformed, democracy undone.
Summary "In this work, Kent Redding examines the fluid political landscape of the nineteenth-century South, revealing the complex interplay between the elites' manipulation of political and racial identity and the innovative mobilizing strategies marginalized groups adopted to combat disfranchisement." "Redding reveals how the ruling class operated with motivations and methods very similar to those of the black voters and Populist farmers they fought against. He deftly tracks how the elites co-opted the innovative mobilizing strategies of the subaltern groups to effectively use their own weapons against them."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780252092237 (electronic bk.)
0252092236 (electronic bk.)
0252028082
9780252028083
OCLC # 847527265
Additional Format Print version: Redding, Kent, 1962- Making race, making power. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2003 0252028082 (DLC) 2002010953 (OCoLC)50184838


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