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The civil rights movement : a photographic history, 1954-68

Author: Steven Kasher
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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With a far-ranging selection of striking images and a lively, cogent text, Steven Kasher captures the danger, drama, and bravery of the civil rights movement. After an introduction explaining the vital importance of photography to the movement, the book proceeds from the Montgomery bus boycott through the student, local, and national movements; the big marches in Washington and Selma; Freedom Summer; Malcolm X and
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kasher, Steven.
Civil rights movement.
New York : Abbeville Press, ©1996
(OCoLC)605515423
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Kasher
ISBN: 0789201232 9780789201232 9780789206565 0789206560
OCLC Number: 34076501
Description: 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Montgomery bus boycott, 1955 --
Little Rock Central High, 1957, and the University of Mississippi, 1962 --
Sit-ins and freedom rides, 1960-62 --
The Birmingham movement, 1963 --
The march on Washington, 1963 --
SNCC and Mississippi, 1960-64 --
Selma, 1965 --
Black power and the march against fear, 1966 --
The eclipsing of nonviolence, 1965-68.
Responsibility: Steven Kasher ; foreword by Myrlie Evers-Williams.
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The story of the American civil rights movement through the photographs that recorded, promoted and protected it. Each chapter begins with a fast-paced narrative of a crucial event in the movement,  Read more...

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