Against the Gentry: An Inquiry into a Southern Lower-Class Community and Culture, 1865-1870.

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472
Citation: 

Magdol, Edward.  “Against the Gentry: An Inquiry into a Southern Lower-Class Community and Culture, 1865-1870.”  Journal of Social History 6.3 (1973): 259-83.

Annotation: 

Lumbees and Blacks in Robeson County during the Henry Berry Lowry period exemplifed a lower-class subculture’s Reconstruction response to the gentry. Uses census records to describe the social stratification of Settlement (Scuffletown) residents.  The Lowry Band revitalized Lumbees to strive for better conditions.

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