By Jennifer Ritterhouse
In Discovering the South historian Jennifer Ritterhouse items jointly Daniels's unpublished notes from his travel together with his released writings and a wealth of archival proof to place this one man's trip via a South in transition right into a greater context. Daniels's good selected itinerary introduced him head to head with the total variety of political and cultural chances within the South of the Nineteen Thirties, from New Deal liberalism and social making plans within the Tennessee Valley Authority, to Communist agitation within the Scottsboro case, to planters' and industrialists' reactionary worldview and repressive violence. the result's a full of life narrative of black and white southerners struggling with for and opposed to democratic social swap in the beginning of the nation's lengthy civil rights era.
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