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

Auteur: Taylor Branch
Uitgever: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : Biografie : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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,  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: History
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Online version:
Branch, Taylor.
At Canaan's edge.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006
(OCoLC)607670950
Genoemd persoon: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Genre: Biografie, Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Taylor Branch
ISBN: 068485712X 9780684857121
OCLC-nummer: 62118415
Beschrijving: xiii, 1039 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Inhoud: Selma: the last revolution --
High tide --
Crossroads in freedom and war --
Passion.
Verantwoordelijkheid: 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.  Meer lezen...

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