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Civil Rights Movement: People and Perspectives
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Civil Rights Movement: People and Perspectives

by Michael Ezra
 

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ISBN-10: 1598840371

ISBN-13: 9781598840377

Pub. Date: 04/30/2009

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This work documents the importance of the civil rights movement and its lasting impression on American society and culture.

• A collection of primary source materials that give readers a look at the civil rights movement through the eyes of those who lived it

• 16 short "sidebar" essays that highlight important personalities and events in the history

Overview

This work documents the importance of the civil rights movement and its lasting impression on American society and culture.

• A collection of primary source materials that give readers a look at the civil rights movement through the eyes of those who lived it

• 16 short "sidebar" essays that highlight important personalities and events in the history of the civil rights movement

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598840377
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/2009
Series:
Perspectives in American Social History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Series Introduction vii

Introduction xi

About the Editor and Contributors xix

Chronology xxi

1 Early Pioneers Marsha Darling 1

2 Student Activists Francis Shor 19

3 Religion and Clergy Jill K. Gill 39

4 Southern Civil Rights Organizations Lauren Chambers Aggie Ebrahimi Barbara McCaskill 59

5 Organizations outside the South: NAACP and CORE Michael Ezra 77

6 Black Nationalists Yusuf Nuruddin 99

7 The Black Panther Party Arica L. Coleman 121

8 Women Jennifer A. Lemak 139

Primary Documents 155

Reference 173

Bibliography 191

Index 243

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