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Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement, Second Edition

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1. The first edition of this book was very successful, selling nearly 19,000 copies in cloth and paper.

2. First published in 1987, a new edition of this work is timely, especially now with issues of class again being raised and with new generations of Americans, in need of reminders of the history behind current discussions of race and civil rights.

3. This book looks at how race, class, the economy, and political systems in the South have interacted over time, leading to racial stratification. The author has revised his original text and added new chapters bringing this history up to present day.

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