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Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia

by Dailey, Jane Elizabeth
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Retail Price: $17.95
Issue: Fall 2001
ISBN: 0807849014

Jane Elizabeth Dailey examines racial tension in Reconstruction-era Virginia. At the core of this study is the Readjuster party and the bridge it attempted to construct between races. Backlash white supremacist movements of this time period are examined as well. This study aids in developing a more complete picture of race relations and the struggle for equality in nineteenth century America.

review of Before Jim Crow: The Politics of Race in Postemancipation Virginia, by Dailey, Jane Elizabeth, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2001).