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The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan By Thomas Dixon
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The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan is a novel published in 1905. It was the second work in the Ku Klux Klan trilogy by Thomas F. Dixon, Jr. that included The Leopard's Spots and... More > The Traitor. It was influential in providing the ideology that helped support the revival of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK or The Klan). The novel was twice notably adapted, immediately by its author as a play entitled The Clansman (1905), and a decade later by D. W. Griffith in the groundbreaking 1915 silent movie The Birth of a Nation.The play, being concerned with the KKK and Reconstruction, is adapted by the second half of The Birth of a Nation. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Clansman:_An_Historical_Romance_of_the_Ku_Klux_Klan Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Fall of a Nation A Sequel to the Birth of a Nation By Thomas Dixon
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Thomas Frederick Dixon Jr. (January 11, 1864 – April 3,... More > 1946) was a Southern Baptist minister, playwright, lecturer, North Carolina state legislator, lawyer, and author, perhaps best known for writing The Clansman — which was to become the inspiration for D. W. Griffith's film, The Birth of a Nation (1915). He was a prominent supporter of the Republican Party and donor to Theodore Roosevelt's campaign for Mayor of New York.Dixon was born in Shelby, North Carolina, the son of Thomas Jeremiah Frederick Dixon and Amanda Elvira McAfee.His father was a wealthy landowner of English and Scottish descent, and Baptist minister. As a young man, Dixon Sr. inherited a large number of slaves and property from his first wife's father. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Dixon_Jr.< Less