Sundown Towns (Hardcover)

A Hidden Dimension of American Racism

By James W. Loewen

New Press, 9781565848870, 562pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (7/17/2018)
Hardcover (7/31/2018)
Paperback (10/3/2006)

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A history of northern racial exclusion demonstrates the pervasiveness of racism throughout the entire United States, analyzing how sundown towns in northern states participated in racially oppressive practices and victimized black citizens with frequently violent attacks well into the late twentieth century. 30,000 first printing.