Tag Archives: White Man’s Heaven: The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks 1894 – 1909

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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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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