Nancy K. MacLean is Assistant Professor of History at Northwestern University.
a remarkable, readable, and important book on the second Ku Klux Klan. From a database of 418 Klan memebers she extracted statistical and individual profiles. She skilfully weaves national,state, and local Athens activities together with individual stories and profiles of the membership to create a mosaic of the Klan. With this study, Nancy Maclean has made a significant scholarly contribution to our understanding of the Klan. * The Historian * a study that demonstrates how race relations are intertwined with other kinds of hierarchical relations. * The Historian *