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How far the promised land? : world affairs and the American civil rights movement from the First World War to Vietnam

Author: Jonathan Rosenberg
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How Far the Promised Land? explores the relationship between overseas developments and the most important reform movement in modern American history, the struggle for racial justice. Interweaving civil rights history, U.S. foreign relations history, and twentieth-century international history, the book contributes to the emerging effort to reconceptualize the study of America's past by locating it in a global
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Rosenberg
ISBN: 0691007063 9780691007069
OCLC Number: 60375649
Description: xiii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: World War I and the peace settlement --
Between the wars --
From World War II to Vietnam.
Responsibility: Jonathan Rosenberg.
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