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A life in the struggle : Ivory Perry and the culture of opposition

Author: George Lipsitz
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1995.
Series: Critical perspectives on the past.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Now updated to include the final chapter of Ivory Perry's life, this new edition completes the life story of the grass-roots activist whose flamboyant direct action protests and patient behind the scenes organizing helped educate and agitate his community in the struggle for civil rights and economic opportunity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lipsitz, George.
Life in the struggle.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1995
(DLC) 94036264
(OCoLC)31206917
Named Person: Ivory Perry; Ivory Perry; Ivory Perry
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Lipsitz
ISBN: 9781439907757 1439907757
OCLC Number: 711000214
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 308 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Contents Acknowledgments Introduction: Peace in the Struggle 1. Pine Bluff: The Moral Resources of a Southern Black Community 2. Korea: The Lessons of War 3. St. Louis: Civil Rights and the Industrial City 4. Bogalusa: Civil Rights in a Southern City 5. The War on Poverty: The Emergence of an Organic Intellectual 6. The Rent Strike: Housing Issues and Social Protest 7. Lead Poisoning: Peace and Pain in the Struggle 8. Politics in the Postindustrial City 9. Collective Memory and Social Learning: Deep Like the Rivers Epilogue Notes Interviews and Archives Index
Series Title: Critical perspectives on the past.
Responsibility: George Lipsitz.

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