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Highlander : no ordinary school, 1932-1962

Author: John M Glen
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky, 1988. ©1988
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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And racial justice during a critical era in southern and Appalachian history. This volume is the first comprehensive examination of that extraordinary -- and often controversial -- institution.Founded in 1932 by Myles Horton and Don West near Monteagle, Tennessee, this adult education center was both a vital resource for southern radicals and a catalyst for several major movements for social change. During its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Glen
ISBN: 9780813163253 0813163250
OCLC Number: 975040927
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (328 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Establishment of Highlander, 1927-1932; 2 Early Struggles, 1932-1937; 3 Building and Defending a Program, 1937-1941; 4 Extension Work, 1937-1947; 5 The CIO Years, 1942-1947; 6 Transition Years, 1944-1953; 7 From School Desegregation to Student Sit-Ins, 1953-1961; Illustrations; 8 The Citizenship Schools, 1953-1961; 9 Highlander under Attack, 1953-1962; Epilogue; Appendix; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Responsibility: John M. Glen.

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