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The civil rights movement

The civil rights movement

Author: Peter B Levy
Publisher: Westport, Connecticut : Greenwood Press, [1998] ©1998
Series: Greenwood Press guides to historic events of the twentieth century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Six essays capture the drama and conflict of the struggle, covering, among other topics, the origins of the movement, the fight for legal equality, the role of women, and the lasting effects of the protests of the 1950s and 1960s. Ready-reference features include biographical profiles of 20 activists, from Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X to Ella Jo Baker and Bayard Rustin, a chronology, bibliography, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: collective biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levy, Peter B.
Civil rights movement.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Levy
ISBN: 0313298548 9780313298547
OCLC Number: 37187413
Description: xxiv, 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Series Foreword / Randall M. Miller --
The modern civil rights movement: an overview --
Freedom's coming and it won't be long: the origins of the Civil Rights Movement --
Mississippi: "is this America?" a case study of the movement --
With all deliberate speed: the fight for legal equality --
Sisterhood is powerful: women and the civil rights movement --
A second redemption? --
Biographies: The Personalities Behind the Civil Rights Movement --
Primary Documents of the Civil Rights Movement.
Series Title: Greenwood Press guides to historic events of the twentieth century.
Responsibility: Peter B. Levy.


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