9780375702631-0375702636-Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind

ISBN-13: 9780375702631
ISBN-10: 0375702636
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Litwack, Leon F., Litwack, Leon F
Publication date: 1999
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback 640 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780375702631
ISBN-10: 0375702636
Edition: Illustrated
Author: Litwack, Leon F., Litwack, Leon F
Publication date: 1999
Publisher: Vintage
Format: Paperback 640 pages

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Acknowledged authors Litwack, Leon F., Litwack, Leon F wrote Trouble in Mind comprising 640 pages back in 1999. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0375702636 and 9780375702631. Since then Trouble in Mind textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 0.30 or rent at the marketplace.

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"The stain of Jim Crow runs deep in 20th-century America. . . . Its effects remain the nation's most pressing business. Trouble in Mind is an absolutely essential account of its dreadful history and calamitous legacy." --The Washington Post

"The most complete and moving account we have had of what the victims of the Jim Crow South suffered and somehow endured."
--C. Vann Woodward

In April 1899, black laborer Sam Hose killed his white boss in self-defense. Wrongly accused of raping the man's wife, Hose was mutilated, stabbed, and burned alive in front of 2,000 cheering whites. His body was sold piecemeal to souvenir seekers; an Atlanta grocery displayed his knuckles in its front window for a week.

With the same narrative skill he brought to the Pulitzer Prize-winning Been in the Storm So Long, Leon Litwack constructs a searing history of life under Jim Crow. Drawing on new documentation and first-person accounts by blacks and whites, he describes the injustices--both institutional and personal--inflicted against a people. Here, too, are the black men and women whose activism, literature, and music preserved the genius of their human spirit. Painstakingly researched, important, and timely, Trouble in Mind recalls the bloodiest and most repressive period in the history of race relations in the United States--and the painful record of discrimination that haunts us to this day.

"Moving, elegant, earthy and pointed. . . . It forces us to reckon with the tragic legacies of freedom as well as of slavery. And it reminds us of the resilience and creativity of the human spirit."
--Steven Hahn, The San Diego Union-Tribune

"A chilling reminder of how simple it has been for Americans to delude themselves about the power of race." --The Raleigh News & Observer

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