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Death blow to Jim Crow : the National Negro Congress and the rise of militant civil rights

Author: Erik S Gellman
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2012.
Series: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Death Blow to Jim Crow: The National Negro Congress and the Rise of Militant Civil Rights

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erik S Gellman
ISBN: 9780807835319 0807835315
OCLC Number: 729574224
Description: xiii, 354 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Labor's triumph and the "black magna carta" in the Chicago region, 1936-1939 --
Negro youth strike back against the "Virginia way" in Richmond, 1937-1940 --
Civilization has taken a holiday : violence and security in the nation's capital --
Interlude : black and white, red, and over? : the Congress splits in Washington --
Finding the north star in New York : home front battles during the Second World War --
The world's "firing line" : South Carolina's postwar internationalism --
Conclusion : gone with what wind?
Series Title: John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture.
Responsibility: Erik S. Gellman.

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