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White Man’s Heaven reviewed in Journal of Southern History by John Williams Graves

The following review first appeared in the February 2012 issue of the Journal of Southern History. It appears here with the express permission of the Journal of Southern History. Just four days after the U.S. Supreme Court issued the Brown … Continue reading

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White Man’s Heaven reviewed by Jarod Roll in Arkansas Historical Quarterly

The following review first appeared in the Summer 2011 issue of the Arkansas Historical Quarterly (AHQ). It appears here with the express permission of the Arkansas Historical Quarterly. In this powerful and important book, Kimberly Harper tells the story of … Continue reading

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White Man’s Heaven

A new book this fall will offer the first comprehensive examination of five interconnected episodes of racial violence in the Ozarks.  Here are the details: “Drawing on court records, newspaper accounts, penitentiary records, letters, and diaries, “White Man’s Heaven” is … Continue reading

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