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  • The Thibodaux Massacre: Racial Violence and the 1887 Sugar Cane Labor Strike (True Crime)
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    Pages : 176

    by: John DeSantis

    Publisher: pThe History Press

    Book Description

    A little-known massacre is brought to light.

    In 1887, the tumultuous elements of the recent past—slavery, sharecropping, a new movement in unionizing workers, etc.—came together in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in a devastating manner, as th ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1467136891

    ISBN-13: 9781467136891

    Language: English

  • Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas
    Views : 492
    Pages : 352

    by: Steven Poole

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    When seeking inspiration, Guardian columnist Poole (Unspeak: How Words Become Weapons, How Weapons Become a Message, and How that Message Becomes Reality, 2006, etc.) writes, it’s not a bad idea to sift through the junk pile for s ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1501145606

    ISBN-13: 9781501145605

    Language: English