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Whitewashing the South

Kristen M. Lavelle

Whitewashing the South

White memories of segregation and civil rights

by Kristen M. Lavelle

  • 149 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Collective memory,
  • Race relations,
  • Segregation,
  • Whites,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKristen M. Lavelle
    SeriesPerspectives on a multiracial America series, Perspectives on a multiracial America series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE185.61 .L36 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 229 pages
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27170094M
    ISBN 101442239255, 144223279X
    ISBN 109781442239258, 9781442232792
    LC Control Number2014034399
    OCLC/WorldCa880565995, 896185835

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Drawing on interviews with the oldest living generation of white southerners, the book uncovers uncomfortable racial.

Kristen Lavelle, assistant professor of sociology, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, presents on her book, "Whitewashing the South: White Memories of Segregation and Civil Rights." Lavelle.

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