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Massive resistance : southern opposition to the second reconstruction

Author: Clive Webb
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Massive Resistance" brings together ten essays that critically assess southern white resistance to school desegregation. The collection examines, in close detail, the practice of massive resistance, revealing the ideological and tactical divisions that characterized the southern white response to civil rights protest, as well as the illusion of the union of racial moderates and extremists in what has been called a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Massive resistance.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004059981
(OCoLC)56729719
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clive Webb
ISBN: 1423785096 9781423785095 1280534605 9781280534607 9780195177855 0195177851 9780195177862 019517786X
OCLC Number: 70201803
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 244 pages)
Contents: Why massive resistance? / Michal J. Klarman --
Brown and backlash / Tony Badger --
A political coup d'état? how the enemies of Earl Long overwhelmed racial moderation in Louisiana / Adam Fairclough --
"Massive resistance and minimum compliance": the origins of the 1957 Little Rock school crisis and the failure of school desegregation in the South / John A. Kirk --
The fight for "freedom of association": segregationalist rights and resistance in Atlanta / Kevin M. Kruse --
White South, red nation: massive resistance and the Cold War / George Lewis --
Disunity and religious institutions in the white South / David L. Chappell --
The theology of massive resistance: sex, segregation, and the sacred after Brown / Jane Dailey --
White womanhood, white supremacy, and the rise of massive resistance / Elizabeth Gillespie McRae --
Massive resistance, violence, and Southern social relations: the Little Rock, Arkansas, school integration crisis, 1954-1960 / Karen S. Anderson.
Responsibility: edited by Clive Webb.
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Brings together ten essays that critically assess southern white resistance to school desegregation. This collection examines the practice of massive resistance, revealing the ideological and  Read more...

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"Webbs volume highlights an emerging area of exciting research."--Jeffrey D. Howison, Southern Historian"The most comprehensive overview of massive resistance to date, this collection is marked by Read more...

 
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