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At Canaan's edge : America in the King years, 1965-68

Verfasser/in: Taylor Branch
Verlag: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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This book concludes a 3-volume history of American race, violence, and democracy. As the book begins, King and his movement are one decade into an epic struggle for the promises of democracy. The quest to cross Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, 1965 engages the conscience of the world, strains the civil rights coalition, and embroils King with the U.S. government. After Selma, freedom workers are murdered,  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: History
Physisches Format Online version:
Branch, Taylor.
At Canaan's edge.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006
(OCoLC)607670950
Name: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Medientyp: Biografie, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Taylor Branch
ISBN: 068485712X 9780684857121
OCLC-Nummer: 62118415
Beschreibung: xiii, 1039 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Inhalt: Selma: the last revolution --
High tide --
Crossroads in freedom and war --
Passion.
Verfasserangabe: Taylor Branch.
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Chronicles dramatic campaigns in Mississippi and Alabama, King's tormented alliance with Lyndon Johnson, his painful break with Stokey Carmichael over black power, and persecution by Hoover's FBI.  Weiterlesen…

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