A Black Congressman in the Age of Jim Crow: South Carolina's George Washington Murray

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"Through the political biography of George W. Murray, one sees the myriad forces arrayed against southern Republicanism in the late nineteenth century and also witnesses the trials and tribulations one of the major African American political leaders faced in the quest for racial justice in the new South."--Bernard Powers, College of Charleston Born a slave in 1850s South Carolina and elected to Congress in the 1890s, George W. Murray appeared to be the antithesis of the African American male in the Jim Crow South and ...

A Black Congressman in the Age of Jim Crow: South Carolina's George Washington Murray 2008, University Press of Florida, Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813033402

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A Black Congressman in the Age of Jim Crow: South Carolina's George Washington Murray 2006, University Press of Florida

ISBN-13: 9780813030029

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