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Studies in critical social sciences ; v. 133.
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Prologue A muster of moths : the Forty-third Congress of the United States Charge at New Market Heights : debate in the House of Representatives Purblind child of darkness : Sumner's civil rights bill passes the Senate The deadest corpse : no exit in the House Horace Redfield's journey : the long hot summer of 1874 The shirt of Nessus : elections in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia Quintessence of abominations : elections in Tennessee and Alabama Carry the news to Hiram : elections in Florida and Louisiana Greeley's ghost : elections in Arkansas, Texas, Missouri, Maryland Taliaferro's ghost : border states and the north; obituary Suffer the little white children : vox populi reconsidered If ruin comes from this : a House decided Dear Tom's deception : birth of the Civil Rights Act De pervisions, Josiar : civil rights dawn Epilogue : then and now.
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Online version: Friedlander, Alan, author. Welcoming ruin Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2019