Beyond Atlanta: The Struggle for Racial Equality in Georgia, 1940-1980 / Edition 1

Beyond Atlanta: The Struggle for Racial Equality in Georgia, 1940-1980 / Edition 1

by Stephen G. N. Tuck
     
 

Tuck (history, Cambridge U.) traces the struggle by black Georgians for racial equality from before World War II, an ear of unfettered, often violent white supremacy, to the modern period of federally guaranteed racial integration first welcomed into the state by her governor Jimmy Carter in 1971. He uses the protests across Georgia to illustrate how the story at the… See more details below

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Tuck (history, Cambridge U.) traces the struggle by black Georgians for racial equality from before World War II, an ear of unfettered, often violent white supremacy, to the modern period of federally guaranteed racial integration first welcomed into the state by her governor Jimmy Carter in 1971. He uses the protests across Georgia to illustrate how the story at the local level was very different from the national one.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820325286
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press
Publication date:
04/07/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction1
1First Challenges to Jim Crow after 19409
2The Upsurge of Black Protest across Georgia, 1943-194640
3The Effects of the White Supremacist Backlash on Black Protest, 1948-196074
4Direct Action Protest in Georgia's Cities, 1960-1965107
5Protest in Rural Georgia: SNCC's Southwest Georgia Project, 1962-1967158
6Black Protest after the Federal Civil Rights Legislation of 1964-1965192
Conclusion244
Notes253
Bibliography305
Index323

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