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The Resource The second coming of the KKK : the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition, Linda Gordon

The second coming of the KKK : the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition, Linda Gordon

Label
The second coming of the KKK : the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition
Title
The second coming of the KKK
Title remainder
the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition
Statement of responsibility
Linda Gordon
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A new Ku Klux Klan arose in the early 1920s, a less violent but equally virulent descendant of the relatively small, terrorist Klan of the 1870s. Unknown to most Americans today, this 'second Klan' largely flourished above the Mason-Dixon Line--its army of four-to-six-million members spanning the continent from New Jersey to Oregon, its ideology of intolerance shaping the course of mainstream national politics throughout the twentieth century ... Never secret, this Klan recruited openly, through newspaper ads, in churches, and through extravagant mass 'Americanism' pageants, often held on Independence Day. These 'Klonvocations' drew tens of thousands and featured fireworks, airplane stunts, children's games, and women's bake-offs--and, of course, cross-burnings. The Klan even controlled about one hundred and fifty newspapers, as well as the Cavalier Motion Picture Company, dedicated to countering Hollywood's 'immoral'--and Jewish--influence. The Klan became a major political force, electing thousands to state offices and over one hundred to national offices ..." -- Dust jacket flap
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Linda
Dewey number
322.4/2097309042
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HS2330.K63
LC item number
G63 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • Racism
  • Hate groups
  • Political culture
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination & Race Relations
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Nationalism & Patriotism
Label
The second coming of the KKK : the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition, Linda Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "100% Americanism" -- Rebirth -- Ancestors -- Structures of feeling -- Recruitment, ritual, and profit -- Spectacles and Evangelicals -- Vigilantism and manliness -- KKK feminism -- Oregon and the attack on parochial schools -- Political and economic warfare -- Constituents -- Legacy: down but not out
Control code
ocn971351860
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781631493690
Lccn
2017037229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1263473
  • (Sirsi) o971351860
  • (OCoLC)971351860
Label
The second coming of the KKK : the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American political tradition, Linda Gordon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: "100% Americanism" -- Rebirth -- Ancestors -- Structures of feeling -- Recruitment, ritual, and profit -- Spectacles and Evangelicals -- Vigilantism and manliness -- KKK feminism -- Oregon and the attack on parochial schools -- Political and economic warfare -- Constituents -- Legacy: down but not out
Control code
ocn971351860
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781631493690
Lccn
2017037229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1263473
  • (Sirsi) o971351860
  • (OCoLC)971351860

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