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Daybreak of freedom : the Montgomery bus boycott

Author: Stewart Burns
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Montgomery bus boycott was a formative moment in twentieth-century history: a harbinger of the African American freedom movement, a springboard for the leadership of Martin Luther King Jr., and a crucial step in the struggle to realize the American dream of liberty and equality for all. In Daybreak of Freedom, Stewart Burns presents a groundbreaking documentary history of the boycott. Using an extraordinary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Burns, Stewart.
Daybreak of freedom.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, 1997
(OCoLC)606234307
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stewart Burns
ISBN: 0807823600 9780807823606 0807846619 9780807846612
OCLC Number: 36470249
Description: xvii, 359 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by Stewart Burns.

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The Montgomery bus boycott was a formative moment in 20th-century history - a harbinger of the African-American movement and for the leadership of Martin Luther King Jr. This history of the boycott  Read more...

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An insightful documentary history of the nation s most successful nonviolent mass protest. "Register of the Kentucky Historical Society"

 
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