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American Nightmare: The History of Jim Crow

by Packard, Jerrold M.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Retail Price: $14.95
Issue: Winter 2004
ISBN: 031230241X

Jim Crow, a neglected topic, is the subject of this single volume history that covers the subject from its inception to its eventual collapse. Packard is attempting to uncover the root causes and reality of the United States' race laws and practices of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

review of American Nightmare: The History of Jim Crow, by Packard, Jerrold M., Civil War Book Review, (Winter 2004).