The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

by John Kyle Day

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496804501
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Publication date: 08/27/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

John Kyle Day, Monticello, Arkansas, is associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments viii

Introduction: The Manifesto That Made Massive Resistance 3

1 The Upheaval: Interposition and Moderation 6

2 The Racial Politics of the 1956 Elections 26

3 Who Wrote the Southern Manifesto? 63

4 The Declaration of Constitutional Principles 84

5 The Signatories 108

6 The Promulgation 122

Conclusion: The Long Stride Toward Freedom 148

Appendix 1 The Southern Manifesto (Committee Draft) 157

Appendix 2 The Southern Manifesto (Published Version) 160

Notes 163

Bibliography 218

Index 235

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