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An American insurrection : James Meredith and the battle of Oxford, Mississippi, 1962

Author: William Doyle
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Anchor Books edView all editions and formats
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Describes James Meredith's efforts to become the first African-American student at the University of Mississippi, the battle of segregationist Governor Ross Barnett to block it, and the armed rebellion that resulted.
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Named Person: James Meredith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Doyle
ISBN: 0385499701 : 9780385499705
OCLC Number: 51678653
Description: viii, 383 p., [8] of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Prologue : the past is never dead --
ch. 1. Whom shall I fear? --
ch. 2. The warrior --
ch. 3. The incendiary man --
ch. 4. We shall be invincible --
ch. 5. Order of battle --
ch. 6. In the Lord's hands --
ch. 7. Though the heavens fall --
ch. 8. The gates of bedlam --
ch. 9. Demons out of the earth --
ch. 10. The silent pillar --
ch. 11. The guns of midnight --
ch. 12. History will not forget you --
ch. 13. A new civil war has begun --
ch. 14. A wall of fire --
ch. 15. After the dawn --
ch. 16. The new age --
Epilogue : the greatest suppertime of all --
Acknowledgments --
Source notes --
Select bibliographies --
Index.
Responsibility: William Doyle.

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Describes James Meredith's efforts to become the first African-American student at the University of Mississippi, the battle of segregationist Governor Ross Barnett to block it, and the armed rebellion that resulted.

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