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The Montgomery bus boycott and the women who started it : the memoir of Jo Ann Gibson Robinson

Author: Jo Ann Gibson Robinson; David J Garrow
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English
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This [book offers an] account of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott. [In the book, the editor] evokes the emotional intensity of the civil rights struggle. [This book is] for all Americans who value their freedom and the contribution of black women to our history.-Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jo Ann Gibson Robinson; Jo Ann Gibson Robinson
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Ann Gibson Robinson; David J Garrow
OCLC Number: 137372475
Notes: Originally published: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, [2005], ©1987.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Foreword --
The memoir of Jo Ann Gibson Robinson --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Prologue --
The origins of the boycott --
The boycott begins --
Negotiations --
The continuing boycott --
White reactions to the boycott --
The get-tough policy --
The legal battle --
Grand jury report, arrests, trial, and verdict --
The aftermath --
Glossary of individuals --
Chronology of events --
Index.
Responsibility: edited, with a foreword, by David J. Garrow.

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This [book offers an] account of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott. [In the book, the editor] evokes the emotional intensity of the civil rights struggle. [This book is] for all Americans who value their freedom and the contribution of black women to our history.-Back cover.

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