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Running Scared: Silver in Mississippi by James, W. Silver
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 1984
Publisher University Press of Mississippi
ISBN 1934110582 ISBN13 9781934110584
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More About James W. Silver
James W. Silver (1907-1988) was professor of history at the University of Mississippi. He is the author of "Running Scared: Silver in Mississippi" and "Edmund Pendleton Gaines, Frontier General", and the editor, with John K. Bettersworth, of "Mississippi in the Confederacy".
James W. Silver was born in 1907 and died in 1988.
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James Silver was my hero May 14, 2007
James Silver was a quiet historian at the University of Mississippi. He began teaching there in 1933 where he wrote books that would rankle any Confederacy-phile. When Emmett Till was murdered, Silver asked around and did the work of a true historian; when James Meredith entered the University of Mississippi, Silver was there and chronicled what he observed. "Running Scared" is about Silver's experiences through the years at this well-known school and he has some pretty fascinating stories to share, beginning in the early 30s and moving forward. Silver was finally chased away and ended up as a professor at Notre Dame. Not too bad for someone who was fired ...