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Spirit of Rebellion: Labor and Religion in the New Cotton South (Working Class in American History) Hardcover – April 15, 2010

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"Roll stresses the blending of religious and political ideology . . . Spirit of Rebellion highlights American rural labor activism at a time when the history of American populism needs to be understood." --The Florida Historical Quarterly

"Spirit of Rebellion offers a compelling interpretation to explain sharecroppers' bold protests in the late 1930s and early 1940s. . . . [A] meticulously researched book."--Arkansas Historical Quarterly

"Roll illuminates the socialist traditions of the region as well as the impact of Pentecostal religious movements of the farmers' worldview. Recommended."--Choice

"An important contribution to religious studies. . . . Roll has uncovered a story worth telling."--The Journal of Southern Religion

"Roll's work is highly ambitious. . . . This is a skillful book."--The Journal of American History

"An important book. . . . The willingness of sharecroppers and tenants in the 1930s to confront a powerful elite in order to remain on the land suggests an intense commitment to an agricultural way of life, despite the odds against securing landownership. Roll has given us a way to understand the ideology behind their struggle.-- Labor: Studies in Working-Class History

"Roll successfully knits together labor and religious history to create a compelling account of labor organizing. His is a story little heard: black and whites joining forces and overcoming their differences by dint of shared struggle and faith."--Register of the Kentucky Historical Society

About the Author

Jarod Roll teaches American history at the University of Sussex, England, where he is founder and director of the Marcus Cunliffe Center for the Study of the American South.

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Product Details

  • Series: Working Class in American History
  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press; 1st Edition edition (April 15, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0252035194
  • ISBN-13: 978-0252035197
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,824,798 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Jarod Roll is associate professor of history at the University of Mississippi, where he has taught since 2014. He earned his PhD at Northwestern University in 2006. From 2007 to 2013, Roll taught American history at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England. He is from Mt. Vernon, Missouri.

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