The Negro in Mississippi, 1865-1890

By Vernon Lane Wharton

The Negro in Mississippi, 1865-1890

298 pp., 6 x 9

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-5028-2
    Published: December 2018

James Sprunt Studies in History and Political Science

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This is the story of the blacks of Mississippi, their efforts to gain the advantages that freedom" promised, and the frustration of most of those efforts by relentless natural and cultural forces.

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