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Author Williams, Susan Millar.

Title Upheaval in Charleston [electronic resource] : earthquake and murder on the eve of Jim Crow / Susan Millar Williams, Stephen G. Hoffius.

Imprint Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2011.

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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 340 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface : living with disaster -- The great shock -- Seeds of destruction -- "The earthquake is upon us!" -- A world turned upside down -- The earthquake hunters -- Aftershocks -- An angry God -- Labor Day -- "Bury the dead and feed the living" -- The comforts of science -- Relief -- Waiting for the apocalypse -- Rising from the ruins -- The old joy of combat -- Wrapped in the stars and stripes -- Fault lines -- Standing over a volcano -- Killing Captain Dawson -- The trial -- Epilogue : rebuilding the walls.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Dawson, Francis Warrington, 1840-1889.
Charleston Earthquake, S.C., 1886 -- Social aspects.
African Americans -- Segregation -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century.
Murder -- South Carolina -- Charleston.
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
Charleston (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hoffius, Stephen G.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780820337159 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820337153 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780820339580 (e-book)

 
    
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