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Author Venters, Louis,
Title No Jim Crow church : the origins of South Carolina's Baha'i community / Louis Venters.
Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]

Author Venters, Louis,
Series Other Southerners
Other southerners.
Subject Bahai Faith -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century.
Bahais -- South Carolina.
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Bahai Faith -- History -- 20th century.
South Carolina -- History.
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents First contacts, 1898-1916 -- The divine plan, the great war, and progressive-era racial politics, 1914-1921 -- Building a Baha'i community in Augusta and North Augusta, 1911-1939 -- The great depression, the second World War, and the first seven year plan, 1935-1945 -- Postwar opportunities, cold war challenges, and the second seven year plan, 1944-1953 -- The ten year plan and the fall of Jim Crow, 1950-1965 -- Coda: toward a Baha'i mass movement, 1965-1968.
Summary Venters recounts the unlikely emergence of a cohesive interracial fellowship in South Carolina over the course of the twentieth century, as blacks and whites joined the Baha'i faith and rejected the region's religious and social restrictions.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9780813055497 (electronic bk.)
0813055490 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 918984147
Additional Format Print version: Venters, Louis. No Jim Crow church 9780813061078 (DLC) 2015006614 (OCoLC)904715454

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