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International politics and civil rights policies in the United States, 1941-1960

Author: Azza Salama Layton
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
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Despite the impressive volume of literature on the civil rights movement and US race policies, the connection between American foreign policy during World War II and the postwar years and America's race policy remains largely unexplored. Focusing on this gap, Professor Layton's book shows that the revolutionary changes in world politics in the wake of WWII created new opportunities and pressure points for reforming  Read more...
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Layton, Azza Salama, 1956-
International politics and civil rights policies in the United States, 1941-1960.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99024439
(OCoLC)41185029
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Azza Salama Layton
ISBN: 9780511808777 0511808771
OCLC Number: 817920195
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 217 pages)
Contents: Mobilizing and utilizing international pressure: a strategy of U.S. civil rights leaders --
Civil rights commissions: a vehicle of government response to international pressure --
International pressure and the state's response to racial segregation.
Responsibility: Azza Salama Layton.
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