Hurricane Jim Crow : how the Great Sea Island Storm of 1893 shaped the Lowcountry South /

"On an August night in 1893, the deadliest hurricane in South Carolina history struck the Lowcountry, killing thousands-almost all African American. But the devastating storm is only the beginning of this story. The hurricane's long effects intermingled with ongoing processes of economic d...

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Author / Creator: Grego, Caroline (Author)
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Project Muse. distributor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2022]
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Contents
  • List of Graphs, Illustrations, and Tables
  • Preface: The List
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part I: Hurricane
  • Chapter 1. The Lowcountry
  • Chapter 2. The Great Sea Island Storm
  • Chapter 3. The Survivors
  • Part II: Aftermath
  • Chapter 4. Relief for Sea Island Sufferers
  • Chapter 5. Red Cross Recovery
  • Chapter 6. White Backlash
  • Part III: Cascade
  • Chapter 7. Draining the Black Majority
  • Chapter 8. Unmooring the Regional Economy
  • Chapter 9. Jim Crow Lowcountry
  • Epilogue: Quash Stevens, after the Storm
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index