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

Autor: Taylor Branch
Editora: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Edição/Formato   Livro : Biografia : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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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,  Ler mais...
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Formato Físico Adicional: Online version:
Branch, Taylor.
At Canaan's edge.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006
(OCoLC)607670950
Pessoa Denominada: Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King
Tipo de Material: Biografia, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Taylor Branch
ISBN: 068485712X 9780684857121
Número OCLC: 62118415
Descrição: xiii, 1039 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Conteúdos: Selma: the last revolution --
High tide --
Crossroads in freedom and war --
Passion.
Responsabilidade: 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.  Ler mais...

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