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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (76 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Elliot Jaspin Narrator: Don Leslie Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The culmination of nearly a decade of research in regional archives and census bureaus, Buried in the Bitter Waters presents irrefutable evidence of brutal attacks on blacks by ordinary white Americans. The property-burnings, assaults, and killings occurred between the period of Reconstruction and the Great Depression, and no part of the U.S. was immune. The violence was largely successful in its aim of driving blacks out of areas. More troubling, Jaspin's research indicates those areas most effected remain largely white, making his findings not merely an interesting historical exposé but a troubling commentary on the ongoing state of race relations in the U.S.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Teresa | 12/4/2013

    " Interesting new book on racial cleansing in parts of the United States. Not just racism, but wiping out black populations in certain parts of the country, which remain white to this day. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Lynne | 5/11/2013

    " This more a collection of events than an analysis of the events but the sheer number of the events builds a disturbing history. What is perhaps more horrifying than the events of the early twentieth century is the attitude of current residents of these towns. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Collette | 4/8/2013

    " an account of the racial cleansing that occured in the united states focusing on counties that drove out black people "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jose | 3/30/2013

    " Excellent audio book. Important history. "

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