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Cold War civil rights : race and the image of American democracy

Author: Mary L Dudziak
Publisher: Princeton, NJ [etc.] : Princeton University Press, 2011.
Series: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed]View all editions and formats
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Interprets postwar civil rights as a Cold War feature. This book argues that the Cold War helped facilitate key social reforms, including desegregation. It discusses the way the Cold War figures into  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary L Dudziak
ISBN: 0691152438 9780691152431
OCLC Number: 775756362
Notes: Reissue van de paperback-uitg. van 2002.
1e dr.: 2000.
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2001
Description: XX, 330 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations xiii Preface to the 2011 Edition xv INTRODUCTION 3 CHAPTER 1: Coming to Terms with Cold War Civil Rights 18 CHAPTER 2: Telling Stories about Race and Democracy 47 CHAPTER 3: Fighting the Cold War with Civil Rights Reform 79 CHAPTER 4: Holding the Line in Little Rock 115 CHAPTER 5: Losing Control in Camelot 152 CHAPTER 6: Shifting the Focus of America's Image Abroad 203 CONCLUSION 249 Notes 255 Acknowledgments 311 Index 317
Series Title: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Responsibility: Mary L. Dudziak.

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One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2001 "Groundbreaking."--American Lawyer "[An] important book"--H. W. Brands, Reviews in American History "A meticulously researched and eloquently Read more...

 
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