Everyday klansfolk white protestant life and the KKK in 1920s Michigan by Craig Fox

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Published by Michigan State University Press in East Lansing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Protestants,
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- ),
  • Social conflict,
  • Middle class,
  • Social conditions,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementCraig Fox
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHS2330.K63 F64 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 274 p. :
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25008441M
ISBN 109780870139956
LC Control Number2010051930
OCLC/WorldCa687650025

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Although surviving membership records of this clandestine organization have proved incredibly rare, Everyday Klansfolk uses newly available documents to reconstruct the life and social context of a single grassroots unit in Newaygo County.

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Format Book Published East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, c Description xxviii, p.: ill., maps ; 23 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. The book "Everyday Klansfolk" by Craig Fox, published by Michigan State University Press innames Nisbet as a KKK member.

Officials also found what appears to be Nisbet’s KKK membership card. The Nisbet Building was named for Stephen Nisbet, a former school administrator. It houses MSU’s human resources department. The book “Everyday Klansfolk” reveals evidence that Nisbet was a Klan.

One of the best works on the KKK in Michigan, is Craig Fox’s book, Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in s Michigan. According to the author’s research, there were an estim Klan members in Michigan in the s, with 5, being in greater Grand Rapids.

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According to the book “Everyday Klansfolk,” written by Craig Fox, Nisbet was a member of the Newaygo County chapter of the Ku Klux Klan in the s. A copy of his membership card is on file. Nisbet was referring to the book “Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in s Michigan,” by Craig Fox, in which his grandfather was named.

The book. The decision to change the name was opposed by Nisbet's grandson, Stephen P. Nisbet, who referenced a book published by the Michigan State University Press called Everyday Klansfolk: White. Fox wrote the book, "Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life in the KKK in s Michigan," published by Michigan State University Press.

This is. Init published a book by Craig Fox called “Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in s Michigan.” It was based on rare secret KKK records discovered in an old. MSU officials learned within the last six months that Nisbet was an active member of a KKK chapter in Newaygo in the s through the book "Everyday Klansfolk.

Book Summary: Named a best book of the summer by Literary Hub The life and times of a militant white supremacist, written by one of his offspring, National Book Award–winner Edward Ball Life of a Klansman tells the story of a warrior in the Ku Klux Klan, a carpenter in Louisiana who took up the cause of fanatical racism during the years after the Civil War.

“ Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in s Michigan,” by British historian Craig Fox, was published last month by Michigan State University Press. The heart of Fox’s book is a close look at Newaygo County’s experience from to A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Selection An urgent examination into the revived Klan of the s becomes “required reading” for our time (New York Times Book Review).

Extraordinary national acclaim accompanied the publication of award-winning historian Linda Gordon’s disturbing and markedly timely history of the reassembled Ku Klux Klan of the s.4/5(2).

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Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK In s Middle America, the Ku Klux Klan gained popularity not by appealing to the fanatical fringes of society, but by attracting the interest of “average” citizens. He asked how many trustees read the book about the background and politics of the KKK organization in rural Michigan that prompted MSU to make the change.

Nisbet was referring to the book “Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in s Michigan,” by Craig Fox, in which his grandfather was named. That find led Fox to write the first book on the Michigan Klan, “Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in s Michigan,” published by Michigan State University Press.

It’s fair to ask why a history of the KKK in Michigan has never been written. Foremost, “secret” is the operative word. "Everyday Klansfolk" by historian Craig Fox, issued by the East Lansing academic publisher inmentions Nisbet on five pages.

The page book, still in print, is subtitled: "White. 4 Figures taken from Fox, Craig, Everyday Klansfolk: White Protestant Life and the KKK in s Michigan (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, ),and conversations with the author.

5 The only specific examples of studies of this connection of which I am aware are two rather obscure investigations of Texas Klan–Masonic ties.“Everyday Klansfolk” sheds new light on this aspect of Klan history. Fox’s book examines Klan activities in Newago County from towhen nearly 20 percent of the county’s native-born white men and 10 percent of its women joined the Klan, statistics typical for other communities at the time.One Hundred Percent American: The Rebirth and Decline of the Ku Klux Klan in the s - Ebook written by Thomas R.

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