The Civil Rights Movement: Revised Edition

The Civil Rights Movement: Revised Edition

by Bruce J Dierenfield
     
 

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The civil rights movement was arguably the most important reform in American history. This book recounts the extraordinary and often bloody story of how tens of thousands of ordinary African-Americans overcame long odds to dethrone segregation, to exercise the right to vote and to improve their economic standing.

Organized in a clear chronological

Overview

The civil rights movement was arguably the most important reform in American history. This book recounts the extraordinary and often bloody story of how tens of thousands of ordinary African-Americans overcame long odds to dethrone segregation, to exercise the right to vote and to improve their economic standing.

Organized in a clear chronological fashion, the book shows how concerted pressure in a variety of forms ultimately carried the day in realizing a more just society for African- Americans. It will provide students of American history with an invaluable, comprehensive introduction to the Civil Rights Movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781317863717
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/13/2013
Series:
Seminar Studies
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Bruce J. Dierenfield is Peter Canisius Distinguished Teaching Professor of American History at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York, where he directs the All-College Honors Program and the African-American Experience.

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