Women of the Klan : racism and gender in the 1920s (Book, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Women of the Klan : racism and gender in the 1920s

Author: Kathleen M Blee
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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Ignorant. Brutal. Male. One of these stereotypes of the Ku Klux Klan offers a misleading picture. In "Women of the Klan", sociologist Kathleen M. Blee dismantles the popular notion that politically involved women are always inspired by pacifism, equality, and justice. In her new preface, Blee reflects on how recent scholarship on gender and right-wing extremism suggests new ways to understand women's place in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blee, Kathleen M.
Women of the Klan.
Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)1253317396
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen M Blee
ISBN: 9780520257870 0520257871
OCLC Number: 225871529
Notes: Previous edition: 1991.
Contains a new preface.
Description: xiv, 228 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: The Klan and womanhood. Organizing 100% American Women ; Womanhood and the Klan Fraternity ; Battling the Seductive Allurements --
Women in the Klan. Joining the Ladies' Organization ; A Poison Squad of Whispering Women ; 100% Cooperation: Political Culture in the Klan.
Responsibility: Kathleen M. Blee.

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Ignorant. Brutal. Male. One of these stereotypes of the Ku Klux Klan offers a misleading picture. This work dismantles the popular notion that politically involved women are always inspired by  Read more...
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