The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss / Edition 1

The Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss / Edition 1

by Charles W. Eagles
     
 

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Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807832738
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Edition description:
1
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction

Part 1: Ole Miss and Race
1 "Welcome to Ole Miss, Where Everybody Speaks"
2 Following Community Mores: J. D. Williams and Postwar Race Relations
3 "I Love Colored People, but in Their Place": Segregation at Ole Miss
4 "Negroes Who Didn't Know Their Place": Early Attempts at Integration
5 Integration and Insanity: Clennon King in 1958
6 They Will "Want to Dance with Our Girls": Unwritten Rules and Rebel Athletics
7 "Mississippi Madness": Will Campbell and Religious Emphasis Week
8 Nemesis of the Southern Way of Life—Jim Silver
9 "On the Brink of Disaster": Defending States' Rights, Anticommunism, and Segregation
10 "Thought Control": The Editor and the Professor

Part 2: James Meredith
11 The Making of a Militant Conservative—J. H. Meredith
12 "I Regret to Inform You . . . "
13 Meredith v. Fair I: "Delay, Harassment, and Masterly Inactivity"
14 Meredith v. Fair II: A "Legal Jungle"
15 Negotiations: A Game of Checkers

Part 3: A Fortress of Segregation Falls
16 Initial Skirmishing: September 20-25, 1962
17 Confrontations: September 26-30, 1962
18 "A Maelstrom of Savagery and Hatred": The Riot
19 "Prisoner of War in a Strange Struggle": Meredith at Ole Miss
20 J. H. Meredith, Class of '63
21 "The Fight for Men's Minds"

Notes
Essay on Sources
Acknowledgments
Index

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