400 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 19 illus., 2 tables, bibl., index
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-8078-7201-7
Published: May 2011
eBook ISBN: 978-0-8078-7785-2
Published: May 2011
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Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi
About the Author
Clarence L. Mohr is professor in and chair of the history department at the University of South Alabama. Mohr's major publications include On the Threshold of Freedom, which won the Avery O. Craven Award from the Organization of American Historians, and Tulane: The Emergence of a Modern University, 1945-1980.
For more information about Clarence L. Mohr, visit the Author Page.
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