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DIXON, THOMAS - The Clansman, an Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan

Title: The Clansman, an Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan
Description: New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1907. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Illustrated by Arthur L. Keller. Original 1907 edition not a reprint. Inscribed "To Hamilton Owen, Sincerely, Thomas Dixon" on endpaper. Red cover with white lettering. Fading to cover with sunfading to spine. Corners dented Text clean and bright as are illustrations. Thomas Frederick Dixon Jr. (January 11, 1864 – April 3, 1946) was a Southern Baptist minister, playwright, lecturer, North Carolina state legislator, lawyer, and author. In popular literature, two early 20th-century novels by Dixon—The Clansman (1905) and The Leopard's Spots: A Romance of the White Man's Burden – 1865–1900 (1902)— romanticized white resistance to Northern/black coercion, hailing vigilante action by the KKK.[1] Film director D. W. Griffith gained fame for his adaptation of The Clansman for the screen in The Birth of a Nation (1915); the film stimulated the formation of the 20th-century version of the KKK. Rare signed copy.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author. Good with no dust jacket .

Keywords: Kkk South African American History Americana

Price: US$ 99.97 Seller: A Book Legacy
- Book number: 61246

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