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The civil rights movement

Author: Peter B Levy
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Series: Greenwood Press guides to historic events of the twentieth century.
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Six essays capture the drama and conflict of the struggle, covering, among other topics, the origins of the movement, the fight for legal equality, the role of women, and the lasting effects of the protests of the 1950s and 1960s. Ready-reference features include biographical profiles of 20 activists, from Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X to Ella Jo Baker and Bayard Rustin, a chronology, bibliography, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
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Levy, Peter B.
Civil rights movement.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998
(OCoLC)605550718
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Levy
ISBN: 0313298548 9780313298547
OCLC Number: 37187413
Description: xxiv, 226 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The modern civil rights movement: an overview --
Freedom's coming and it won't be long: the origins of the Civil Rights Movement --
Mississippi: "is this America?" a case study of the movement --
With all deliberate speed: the fight for legal equality --
Sisterhood is powerful: women and the civil rights movement --
A second redemption?
Series Title: Greenwood Press guides to historic events of the twentieth century.
Responsibility: Peter B. Levy.

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This is a guide for students providing narrative description, analysis, biographies, and key documents on the Civil Rights movement. It provides an introduction to the movement, its development,  Read more...

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.,."clear, well-written, and historically balanced....As a historical overview and summary of the civil rights movement, this work is excellent."-ARBA

 
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