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The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction - Brook, Daniel
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Brutal slavery existed all over the New World, but only America followed emancipation with a twisted system of segregation. The Accident of Color asks why. Searching for answers, Daniel Brook journeys to the places that resisted Jim Crow the longest. In the cosmopolitan port cities of New Orleans and Charleston, integrated streetcars plied avenues patrolled by integrated police forces for decades after the Civil War. This progress was ushered in during Reconstruction when long-free, openly biracial communities joined in ...

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The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction 2020, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393531725

Trade paperback

The Accident of Color: A Story of Race in Reconstruction 2019, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393247442

Hardcover