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The long haul : an autobiography

Author: Myles Horton; Judith Kohl; Herbert R Kohl
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Myles Horton traces the history of the Highlander Folk School, exploring how the school has influenced notable figures in the civil rights movement, including Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Eleanor Roosevelt, and discusses how the school has served as a catalyst for social change.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Myles Horton; Myles Horton
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myles Horton; Judith Kohl; Herbert R Kohl
ISBN: 0807737003 9780807737002
OCLC Number: 37705315
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxi, 231 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Beginnings --
College --
Learning --
Union Theological Seminary --
From Chicago to Denmark --
The beginnings of Highlander --
Rhythm --
Working as an organizer --
Reading to vote : the citizenship schools --
Charisma --
Islands of decency --
Workshops --
Taking it home --
A growing idea --
One battle, many fronts --
Knowing yourself --
Learning from the birds --
Nicaragua --
Who really owns the land? --
Many highlanders --
The future.
Responsibility: Myles Horton, with Judith Kohl and Herbert Kohl.

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Myles Horton traces the history of the Highlander Folk School, exploring how the school has influenced notable figures in the civil rights movement, including Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Eleanor Roosevelt, and discusses how the school has served as a catalyst for social change.

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