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

Author: Steven Kasher
Publisher: New York ; London ; Paris : Abbeville, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The first book to tell the story of the civil rights movement through the rousing and often wrenching photographs that recorded, promoted, and protected it.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Kasher
ISBN: 0789206560 9780789206565 0789201232 9780789201232
OCLC Number: 924930663
Notes: Originally published: 1996.
Description: 255 s. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Table of Contents from: The Civil Rights Movement Foreword by Myrlie Evers-Williams Introduction: "Imprisoned in a Luminous Glare" The Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955: "My Soul Is Rested" Little Rock Central High, 1957, and the University of Mississippi, 1962: "Don't Let Them See You Cry" Sit-ins and Freedom Rides, 1960--62: "This Was the Answer" The Birmingham Movement, 1963: "I Don't Mind Being Bitten by a Dog" The March on Washington, 1963: "We Stood on a Height" SNCC and Mississippi, 1960--64: "A Tremor in the Middle of the Iceberg" Selma, 1965: "We Must Go to Montgomery and See the King" Black Power and the March Against Fear, 1966: "The Oppressed Against the Oppressor" The Eclipsing of Nonviolence, 1965--68: "It Is Not Over" Notes and Sources Chronology of the Civil Rights Movement, 1954--68 Acknowledgments Selected Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Steven Kasher.


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