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The Civil Rights Movement in America [electronic resource] : Essays

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780878052981Publication details: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781604738124
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: The Civil Rights Movement in America : EssaysDDC classification:
  • 323.1/196073
LOC classification:
  • E185.615 .C585
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Origins and Causes of the Civil Rights Movement; Civil Rights Reform and the Black Freedom Struggle; Creative Tensions in the Leadership of the Civil Rights Movement; The Politics of Mississippi Movement 1954-1964; Federal Law and the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement; The End of One Struggle, the Beginning of Another; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Summary: The Civil Rights Movement warrants continuing and extensive examination. The six papers in this collection, each supplemented by a follow-up assessment, contribute to a clearer perception of what caused and motivated the movement, of how it functioned, of the changes that occurred within it, and of its accomplishments and shortcomings. Its profound effect upon modern America has so greatly changed relations between the races that C. Vann Woodward has called it the ""second revolution.""In a limited space the eleven scholars range with a definitive view over a large subject. Their papers analyz
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; The Origins and Causes of the Civil Rights Movement; Civil Rights Reform and the Black Freedom Struggle; Creative Tensions in the Leadership of the Civil Rights Movement; The Politics of Mississippi Movement 1954-1964; Federal Law and the Courts in the Civil Rights Movement; The End of One Struggle, the Beginning of Another; Notes; Bibliographical Essay; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y

The Civil Rights Movement warrants continuing and extensive examination. The six papers in this collection, each supplemented by a follow-up assessment, contribute to a clearer perception of what caused and motivated the movement, of how it functioned, of the changes that occurred within it, and of its accomplishments and shortcomings. Its profound effect upon modern America has so greatly changed relations between the races that C. Vann Woodward has called it the ""second revolution.""In a limited space the eleven scholars range with a definitive view over a large subject. Their papers analyz