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The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction - 15th Anniversary Edition (15th Anniversary edition)

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At a public picnic in the South in the 1890s, a young man paid five cents for his first chance to hear the revolutionary Edison talking machine. He eagerly listened as the soundman placed the needle down, only to find that through the tubes he held to his ears came the chilling sounds of a lynching. In this story, with its blend of new technology and old hatreds, genteel picnics and mob violence, Edward Ayers captures the history of the South in the years between Reconstruction and the turn of the century. Ranging from the ...

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15th Anniversary edition

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0195326881

/ ISBN-13:

9780195326888

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The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction - 15th Anniversary Edition
2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780195326888

15th Anniversary edition

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