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The Resource Devil's sanctuary : an eyewitness history of Mississippi hate crimes, Alex A. Alston, Jr. and James L. Dickerson

Devil's sanctuary : an eyewitness history of Mississippi hate crimes, Alex A. Alston, Jr. and James L. Dickerson

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Devil's sanctuary : an eyewitness history of Mississippi hate crimes
Title
Devil's sanctuary
Title remainder
an eyewitness history of Mississippi hate crimes
Statement of responsibility
Alex A. Alston, Jr. and James L. Dickerson
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Devils sanctuary
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an eyewitness history of Mississippi hate crimes
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Language
eng
Summary
A first-hand narrative account of hate crimes that have taken place in the state of Mississippi documents the 1956 Sovereignty Commission's efforts to preserve segregation and local values by declaring the state outside of federal jurisdiction, detailing harrowing acts of lynching, arson, wrongful imprisonment, and other criminal actions that were subsequently enabled
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323120
Cataloging source
DLC
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1936-
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Alston, Alex A.
Dewey number
364.1509762
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6773.53.M7
LC item number
A47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Dickerson, James
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True
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  • Hate crimes
  • Mississippi
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
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an eyewitness history of Mississippi hate crimes
Label
Devil's sanctuary : an eyewitness history of Mississippi hate crimes, Alex A. Alston, Jr. and James L. Dickerson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-355) and index
Contents
  • The assassination of Medgar Evers
  • Philadelphia burning
  • Charles Moore and Henry Dee
  • Part II:
  • Complete breakdown:
  • Mississippi's legal jungle
  • Mississippi Gestapo
  • Praise the Lord, but don't seat the blacks
  • All the news that's fit to print-- for White Mississippians
  • Inside the FBI: the truth about Mississippi
  • Part I:
  • Part III:
  • Justice delayed:
  • Byron De La Beckwith: ordeal by trial and error
  • Philadelphia redux: Edgar Ray Killen raised from the dead
  • James Ford Seale: time runs out for a killer
  • Part IV:
  • Picking up the pieces:
  • Atonement in a haunted land
  • In the beginning:
  • The rose and the thorn
  • Emmett Till: a prelude to terror
  • Mississippi crosses the line
  • The lynching that shocked the world
  • The loose ends of government
  • Hoddy toddy: the intergration of Ole Miss
Control code
ocn276815634
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 369 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781556527630
Lccn
2009006245
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ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)276815634
Label
Devil's sanctuary : an eyewitness history of Mississippi hate crimes, Alex A. Alston, Jr. and James L. Dickerson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-355) and index
Contents
  • The assassination of Medgar Evers
  • Philadelphia burning
  • Charles Moore and Henry Dee
  • Part II:
  • Complete breakdown:
  • Mississippi's legal jungle
  • Mississippi Gestapo
  • Praise the Lord, but don't seat the blacks
  • All the news that's fit to print-- for White Mississippians
  • Inside the FBI: the truth about Mississippi
  • Part I:
  • Part III:
  • Justice delayed:
  • Byron De La Beckwith: ordeal by trial and error
  • Philadelphia redux: Edgar Ray Killen raised from the dead
  • James Ford Seale: time runs out for a killer
  • Part IV:
  • Picking up the pieces:
  • Atonement in a haunted land
  • In the beginning:
  • The rose and the thorn
  • Emmett Till: a prelude to terror
  • Mississippi crosses the line
  • The lynching that shocked the world
  • The loose ends of government
  • Hoddy toddy: the intergration of Ole Miss
Control code
ocn276815634
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 369 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781556527630
Lccn
2009006245
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)276815634

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