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The education of Mr. Mayfield : an unusual story of social change at Ole Miss

Author: David Magee
Publisher: Winston-Salem, N.C. : John F. Blair, Publisher, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"More than a decade before the media reported on the disturbing events surrounding James Meredith?s enrollment at the University of Mississippi in 1962, a different story of interaction between the races quietly took place on that same campus. This story is now told in The Education of Mr. Mayfield."--Publisher website (November 2009).
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: M B Mayfield; Stuart R Purser
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Magee
ISBN: 9780895873668 0895873664
OCLC Number: 316835687
Description: 237 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
Contents: Prologue --
Ch. 1. Pine knots and prejudices --
Ch. 2. Shades of ecru --
Ch. 3. Intruder in the dust --
Ch. 4. From the broom closet --
Ch. 5. A harsh reminder --
Ch. 6. The art of education --
Ch. 7. A trip back home --
Ch. 8. The new era --
Ch. 9. Back to Ole Miss --
Ch. 10. Fireflies --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Education of Mister Mayfield
Responsibility: by David Magee.

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"More than a decade before the media reported on the disturbing events surrounding James Meredith?s enrollment at the University of Mississippi in 1962, a different story of interaction between the races quietly took place on that same campus. This story is now told in The Education of Mr. Mayfield."--Publisher website (November 2009).

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