Ben Tillman & the reconstruction of white supremacy by Stephen David Kantrowitz

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Southern States,
  • South Carolina,
  • United States,
  • Southern States.

Subjects:

  • Tillman, Benjamin R. 1847-1918,
  • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
  • White supremacy movements -- Southern States -- History,
  • Men, White -- Southern States -- Political activity -- History,
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877),
  • Political culture -- Southern States,
  • Southern States -- Race relations,
  • South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesBen Tillman and the reconstruction of white supremacy
StatementStephen Kantrowitz.
GenreBiography.
SeriesThe Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE664.T57 K36 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination422 p. :
Number of Pages422
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL41175M
ISBN 100807825301, 0807848395
ISBN 109780807825303
LC Control Number99032669

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Chiefly, however, as the book’s title suggests, Kantrowitz concentrates on Ben Tillman’s vision of methodically “reconstructing” whites’ undisputed supremacy, something lost during Congressional Reconstruction.

In Tillman’s amended view, those deserving. Benjamin R. Tillman, byname Pitchfork Ben Tillman, (born Aug. 11,Edgefield county, S.C., U.S.—died July 3,Washington, D.C.), outspoken U.S. populist politician who championed agrarian reform and white n served as governor of South Carolina (–94) and was a member of the U.S.

Senate (–). A farmer prior to his entry into politics, Tillman, a. Introduction: Ben Tillman, agrarian rebel -- Mastery and its discontents -- Planters and the "gentlemen from Africa" -- The shotgun wedding of white supremacy and reform -- Farmers, dudes, white negroes, and the sun-browned goddess -- The mob and the state -- Every white man who is worthy of a vote -- The uses of a pitchfork -- Demagogues and disordered households -- Epilogue: The.

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As an anti-Reconstruction guerrilla, Democratic activist, South Carolina governor, and U.S. senator. The Limits of White-Supremacy Reform Tillman was considered not only an anti-imperialist but sometimes a progressive as well.

He continues to claim to be the Senate representative of industrial workers and agricultural Producers, declaring that “combinations of capital are protected by congress which has in Many cases become the tool and.

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Ben Tillman (Born Benjamin Ryan Tillman, - ) was an American politician from South Carolina famed for his racist hostility toward blacks, his support from poor whites, and his opposition to conservative Bourbon Democrats in Charleston and New York.

He served as governor of South Carolina, from toand as a United States Senator, from until his death. In my view, the best introduction to the subject is “Pitchfork” Ben Tillman who was a governor ( to ) and U.S.

Senator from South Carolina ( to ). As with the Great White Chief James K. Vardaman in Mississippi or Jeff Davis in Arkansas, Tillman rose to power in South Carolina after overthrowing the conservatives of his day. ByBen Tillman, who would serve as governor of South Carolina, was crowing: “The triumph of Democracy and white supremacy over mongrelism and anarchy is most complete.”.

My first book, Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White Supremacy (Chapel Hill, ), explored the evolving politics of white supremacy in the post-Civil War South through the career of “Pitchfork Ben” Tillman, a slaveholder’s son who devoted himself to restoring.

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