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Pistols and Politics The Dilemma of Democracy in Louisiana"s Florida Parishes, 1810-1899 by Samuel C., Jr. Hyde

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Published by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English


  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Causes & prevention of crime,
  • Social history,
  • Violence in society,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Louisiana - Local History,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • United States - Reconstruction Period (1865-1877)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7945656M
ISBN 10080712270X
ISBN 109780807122709

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[(Pistols, Politics and the Press: Dueling in 19th Century American Journalism)] [Author: Ryan Chamberlain] published on (February, ) Paperback – Febru out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions5/5(1). Overview - In Pistols and Politics, Samuel C. Hyde, Jr., reveals the reasons behind the remarkable levels of violence in Louisiana's Florida parishes in the nineteenth century. This updated and expanded edition deftly brings the analysis forward to account for the continuation of violence and mayhem in the region in the early twentieth century.   Specifically, Pistols and Politics highlights the tumultuous and difficult years of , the political events that shaped the area during that time, and the unfortunate consequences that those events would unleash on the unwitting residents of the Florida Parishes.4/5. In Pistols and Politics, Hyde gives serious scrutiny to a region heretofore largely neglected by historians, integrating the anomalies of one area of Louisiana into the history of the state and the wider South. He reassesses the prevailing myth of poverty in the piney woods, portrays the conscious methods of the ruling planter elite to manipulate the common people, and demonstrates the destructive possibilities inherent in the area’s political .

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