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A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history

Author: Jeanne Theoharis
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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-- A More Beautiful and Terrible History will change our historical frame, revealing the richness of our civil rights legacy, the uncomfortable mirror it holds to the nation, and the crucial work that remains to be done.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Theoharis, Jeanne, author.
More beautiful and terrible history
Boston : Beacon Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017030979
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Theoharis
ISBN: 9780807075883 0807075884
OCLC Number: 1008764992
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: the political uses and misuses of civil rights history and memorialization in the present --
The long movement outside the south: fighting for school desegregation in the "liberal" north --
Revisiting the uprisings of the 1960s and the history of injustice and struggle that preceded them --
Beyond the redneck: polite racism and "the white moderate" --
The media was often an obstacle to the struggle for racial justice --
Beyond a bus seat: the movement pressed for desegregation, criminal justice, economic justice, and global justice --
The great man theory of history part I: where are the young people? --
The great man view of history part II: where are the women? --
Extremists, troublemakers and national security threats: the public demonization of rebels, the toll it took, and government repression of the movement --
Learning to play on locked pianos: the movement was persevering, organized, disruptive, and often disparaged, and other lessons from the Montgomery Bus Boycott --
Afterword: a history for a better world.
Responsibility: Jeanne Theoharis.

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-- A More Beautiful and Terrible History will change our historical frame, revealing the richness of our civil rights legacy, the uncomfortable mirror it holds to the nation, and the crucial work that remains to be done.

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