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

Auteur : Taylor Branch
Éditeur : New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2007.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster pbk edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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From the Publisher At Canaan's Edge concludes America in the King Years, a three-volume history that will endure as a masterpiece of storytelling on American race, violence, and democracy. Pulitzer Prize-winner and bestselling author Taylor Branch makes clear in this magisterial account of the civil rights movement that Martin Luther King, Jr., earned a place next to James Madison and Abraham Lincoln in the pantheon  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : History
Personne nommée : Martin Luther King, Jr.; Martin Luther King, Jr.
Type d’ouvrage : Biography, Ressource Internet
Format : Book, Internet Resource
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Taylor Branch
ISBN : 0684857138 9780684857138
Numéro OCLC : 77560179
Notes : Originally published: 2006.
Description : xiii, 1039 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenu : Introduction --
Part 1: Selma: The Last Revolution --
1: Warning --
2: Scouts --
3: Dissent --
4: Boxed in --
5: Over the bridge --
6: Call --
7: Devil's choice --
8: Ghost of Lincoln --
9: Wallace and the Archbishop --
10: We shall overcome --
11: Half-inch hailstones --
12: Neutralize their anxieties --
13: To Montgomery --
14: Stakes of history --
15: Aftershocks --
16: Bearings in a whirlwind --
Part 2: High Tide --
17: Ten feet tall --
18: Leaps of faith --
19: Gulps of freedom --
20: Fort Deposit --
21: Watts and Hayneville --
22: Fragile alliance --
23: Identity --
Part 3: Crossroads In Freedom And War --
24: Enemy politics --
25: Inside out --
26: Refugees --
27: Break points --
28: Panther ladies --
29: Meredith March --
30: Chicago --
31: Valley moments --
32: Backlash --
Par 4: Passion --
33: Spy visions --
34: Riverside --
35: Splinters --
36: King's choice --
37: New Year trials --
38: Memphis --
39: Requiem --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsabilité : Taylor Branch.
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Now in paperback, the final volume of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch's magisterial history of the Civil Rights Movement, a powerful rendering of Martin Luther King's final years.  Lire la suite...

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"The crowning achievement of Branch's King trilogy is to show anew the moral power of [nonviolent] philosophy." -- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution "This is so far the best look at [the Sixties]. It Lire la suite...

 
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