Liberalism, Black power, and the making of American politics, 1965-1980 (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Liberalism, Black power, and the making of American politics, 1965-1980

Author: Devin Fergus
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2009.
Series: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this pioneering exploration of the interplay between liberalism and black nationalism, Devin Fergus returns to the tumultuous era of Johnson, Nixon, Carter, and Helms and challenges us to see familiar political developments through a new lens. What if the liberal coalition, instead of being torn apart by the demands of Black Power, actually engaged in a productive relationship with radical upstarts, absorbing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Devin Fergus
ISBN: 9780820333236 0820333239 9780820333243 0820333247
OCLC Number: 272307726
Notes: "A Sarah Mills Hodge Fund publication"--Title page verso.
Description: 364 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Hidden histories of remittance : liberalism and the making of Black nationalism in North Carolina, 1965-1970 --
"We had a beautiful thing" : Malcolm X Liberation University, the Black middle class, and the Black liberation movement, 1968-1973 --
From rebellion to reform : constitutional liberalism and the Black Panther Party, 1968-1974 --
In defense of Sister Joan : the Joan Little case and American justice in the cosmopolitan South, 1974-1975 --
Speaking truth to Black power : cosmopolitan Black nationalism and its gendered discontents --
Federally subsidized Black nationalism : Soul City, statist liberalism, and the rise of the New Right, 1968-1980.
Series Title: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South.
Responsibility: Devin Fergus.
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Explores the interplay between liberalism and black nationalism. Focusing on North Carolina, a progressive southern state and a national center of Black Power activism, this book reveals how liberal  Read more...

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Challenges both commonplace assumptions and received academic wisdom about the nature and impact of the Black Power movement. It is guaranteed to spark debate over the specific relationship between Read more...

 
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