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To stand and fight : the struggle for civil rights in postwar New York City

Author: Martha Biondi
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
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Winner of the Gustavus Myers Center Outstanding Book Award and the Thomas J Wilson Prize, this book presents the story of the civil rights movement that began with the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955  Read more...

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Biondi, Martha.
To stand and fight.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002191261
(OCoLC)51171665
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Biondi
ISBN: 9780674020955 0674020952
OCLC Number: 607866976
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award 2004.
Winner of Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Award 2004 .
Description: 1 online resource (360 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prologue: The Rise of the Struggle for Negro Rights --
1. Jobs for All --
2. Black Mobilization and Civil Rights Politics --
3. Lynching, Northern Style --
4. Desegregating the Metropolis --
5. Dead Letter Legislation --
6. An Unnatural Division of People --
7. Anticommunism and Civil Rights --
8. The Paradoxical Effects of the Cold War --
9. Racial Violence in the Free World --
10. Lift Every Voice and Vote --
11. Resisting Resegregation --
12. To Stand and Fight --
Epilogue: Another Kind of America.
Responsibility: Martha Biondi.
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Historians have thoroughly documented the experiences of those African Americans who lived in the South and worked to repeal Jim Crow laws. However, in this work, Biondi explores what she calls 'the Read more...

 
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