Black Civil Rights in America

Black Civil Rights in America

by Kevern Verney
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415238889

ISBN-13: 9780415238885

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book is the authoritative introduction to the history of black civil rights in the USA. It provides a clear and useful guide to the political, social and cultural history of black Americans and their pursuit of equal rights and recognition from 1865 through to the present day.

From the civil war of the 1860s to the race riots of the 1990s, Black Civil

Overview

This book is the authoritative introduction to the history of black civil rights in the USA. It provides a clear and useful guide to the political, social and cultural history of black Americans and their pursuit of equal rights and recognition from 1865 through to the present day.

From the civil war of the 1860s to the race riots of the 1990s, Black Civil Rights details the history of the modern civil rights movement in American history. This book introduces the reader to:

* leading civil rights activists
* black political movements within the USA
* crucial legal and political developments
* the portrayal of black Americans in the media.

This a book no American history or cultural studies student will want to do without.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415238885
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Introduction to History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Emancipation and Accomodation. New Directions: Urbanization and the Great Migration, 1915-30. Seeds of Change: The Great Depression and the Second World War, 1930-45. Montgomery Spring: Post-war Change and the Emergence of the CIvil Rights Movement, 1945-65. An African American Summer: Black Power, 1965-76. Winter in America: 1977 to the Millennium. Conclusion: Back to the Future. Appendix-Supreme Court Cases. Select Bibliography. Index.

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