Black struggle, red scare : segregation and anti-communism in the South, 1948-1968 (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Black struggle, red scare : segregation and anti-communism in the South, 1948-1968

Author: Jeff Woods
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"At the height of the cold war, southern segregationists exploited the reigning mood of anxiety by linking the civil rights movement to an international Communist conspiracy. Jeff Woods tells a gripping story of fervent crusaders for racial equality swept into the maelstrom of the South's siege mentality, of crafty political opportunists who played upon white southerners' very real fear of Communists, and of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Woods
ISBN: 0807128759 9780807128756 0807129267 9780807129265
OCLC Number: 52901847
Description: xii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Red and black --
Designed to harass --
Little HUACs and little FBIs --
Conspiracy so immense --
Black, white, and red all over --
The southern red scare and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 --
The southern red scare and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 --
Black power, red scare.
Responsibility: Jeff Woods.
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A product of vast archival research and the latest literature on this increasingly popular subject, this is the first book to consider the southern red scare as a unique regional phenomenon rather  Read more...

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