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Author Keith, Jeanette.

Title Rich man's war, poor man's fight : race, class, and power in the rural South during the first world war / Jeanette Keith.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  D639.P77 K45 2004    Available  ---
Description viii, 260 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-250) and index.
Contents Southern antimilitarists on the eve of war -- Which war, whose fight? : white Southerners debate the Declaration of War and the draft, 1917 -- Fathers, farmers, and Christians -- Agrarian protest begins -- Race, class, gender, and draft dodging -- The surveillance state comes to rural shade : propaganda and domestic espionage in the Southern countryside -- Resistance -- Epilogue : after the war.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- Southern States.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Draft resisters -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Race relations.
Southern States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1945.
Social classes -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Southern States -- Rural conditions.
Farmers -- Political activity -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Dissenters -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0807855626 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0807828971 (alk. paper)
9780807828977 (alk. paper)
9780807855621 (pbk. : alk. paper)