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

Autor Taylor Branch
Vydavatel: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : Biography : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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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,  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: History
Doplňující formát: Online version:
Branch, Taylor.
At Canaan's edge.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006
(OCoLC)607670950
Osoba: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Typ materiálu: Biography, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Book, Internet Resource
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Taylor Branch
ISBN: 068485712X 9780684857121
OCLC číslo: 62118415
Popis: xiii, 1039 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Obsahy: Selma: the last revolution --
High tide --
Crossroads in freedom and war --
Passion.
Odpovědnost: 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.  Přečíst více...

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