Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi / Edition 1

Local People: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi / Edition 1

by John Dittmer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0252065077

ISBN-13: 9780252065071

Pub. Date: 05/28/1995

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

In 1964, nearly a thousand volunteers went to Mississippi to work with veteran civil rights organizers and local people on various projects. The summer began with three Ku Klux Klan murders and ended with the Mississippi Freedom Democratic party's challenge to the state's segregationist delegation. This definitive analytical history--well-written and

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In 1964, nearly a thousand volunteers went to Mississippi to work with veteran civil rights organizers and local people on various projects. The summer began with three Ku Klux Klan murders and ended with the Mississippi Freedom Democratic party's challenge to the state's segregationist delegation. This definitive analytical history--well-written and well-researched--tells the dramatic story. Photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252065071
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Series:
Blacks in the New World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
607,139
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(d)

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