The South"s new racial politics inside the race game of southern political history by Glen Browder

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Published by NewSouth Books in Montgomery, AL .

Written in English

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  • African Americans -- Southern States -- History,
  • African Americans -- Southern States -- Politics and government,
  • Southern States -- History,
  • Southern States -- Politics and government,
  • Southern States -- Race relations

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGlen Browder.
LC ClassificationsF209 .B76 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23202367M
ISBN 101603060502
ISBN 109781603060509
LC Control Number2009011908

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He describes the race game of southern political history, the rise and fall of southern democracy, a new racial system for the 21st century, and hard history and contemporary southern politics." ―Book News "Dr.

Glen Browder’s credentials in Alabama politics are as impressive as his unique new work The South’s New Racial Politics: Inside. The South’s New Racial Politics presents an original thesis about how blacks and whites in today’s South engage in a politics that is qualitatively different from the past.

Glen Browder—as practitioner and scholar—argues that politicians of the two races now practice an open, sophisticated, biracial game that, arguably, means progress; but it also can bring out old-fashioned, cynical Pages: He describes the race game of southern political history, the rise and fall of southern democracy, a new racial system for the 21st century, and hard history and contemporary southern politics.

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