Books by Leon F. Litwack

Released: April 27, 1998

"Still, by gathering these disparate voices together, he makes an invaluable contribution to the written record of this country's most reprehensible moral outrage. (8 photos, not seen)"
The expansive sequel to Litwack's Pulitzer-winning Been in the Storm So Long (1979) touches all the bases of southern African-American life during the period he calls —the nadir of black life.— Any recounting of the years between the dismantling of Reconstruction's reforms in the 1870s and the migration to northern cities that commenced with WW I—is necessarily preoccupied with white power. Read full book review >