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Ku Klux Klan the Michael Newton

Ku Klux Klan the

Michael Newton

Published December 1st 1990
ISBN : 9780824020385
Hardcover
639 pages
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This monumental reference work is a comprehensive guide to the Ku Klux Klan. It begins with a brief history of the KKK, from antebellum predecessors to the present day. Subsequent chapters cover beliefs, including white supremacy, nativism, religion,MoreThis monumental reference work is a comprehensive guide to the Ku Klux Klan. It begins with a brief history of the KKK, from antebellum predecessors to the present day. Subsequent chapters cover beliefs, including white supremacy, nativism, religion, moralism and education- terms and abbreviations, with a definitive glossary- biographies of prominent historical Klansmen and profiles of KKK groups and front groups- profiles of individuals and groups linked or friendly to the Klan- an historical overview of the Klan in politics, including friendly and adversarial politicians- a discussion of activities in the United States and abroad- the use of violence, with a roster of murder victims, a compilation of arson and bombing incidents, and sketches of riots and lynchings- state and federal efforts to police or infiltrate the Klan- watchdog groups- and current and historic journalists who covered Klan activities. Appendices provide a KKK timeline and reproductions of several key Klan documents.