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White Man’s Heaven reviewed in the Journal of American History by Randy Finley

White Man’s Heaven explores the racial dynamics in the Ozark Mountains, circa 1900. The author studies Arkansas and Missouri villages (focusing on Springfield, Missouri, the largest community in the region) and contends that the lynching and expulsion of blacks in … Continue reading

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White Man’s Heaven wins Governor’s Humanities Award for Distinguished Achievement in Literature (Non-Fiction)

 

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WMH Featured On University of Arkansas History Website

The University of Arkansas’ History Department website recently heralded the publication of White Man’s Heaven. Here is the text of the announcement: “Kimberly Harper (MA 2007) began her work on racial violence and ethnic cleansing in the Ozarks in a … Continue reading

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