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In search of power : African Americans in the era of decolonization, 1956-1974

Author: Brenda Gayle Plummer
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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"In Search of Power is a history of the era of civil rights, decolonization and Black Power. In the critical period from 1956 to 1974, the emergence of newly independent states worldwide and the struggles of the civil rights movement in the United States exposed the limits of racial integration and political freedom. Dissidents, leaders and elites alike were linked in a struggle for power in a world where the rules  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Gayle Plummer
ISBN: 9781107022997 1107022991 9781107654716 1107654718
OCLC Number: 797969856
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2013.
Description: vii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A great restlessness --
Peace or a sword? --
"Freedom's struggle crosses oceans and mountains" --
Meeting Odinga --
When race doesn't matter --
Embracing the globe --
Race, space, and displacement --
Africa and liberation --
Agenda setting on two continents --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Brenda Gayle Plummer.

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