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Title:
Debating the civil rights movement, 1945-1968
Author:
Lawson, Steven F., 1945-
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Publication Information:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
vii, 167 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780847690534

9780847690541
Format :
Book

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Central Library E185.61 .L377 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

This excellent introduction to the civil rights movement captures the drama and impact of the black struggle for equality. Written by two of the most respected scholars of African-American history, Steven F. Lawson and Charles Payne examine the individuals who made the movement a success, both at the highest level of government and in the grassroot trenches.


Author Notes

Steven F. Lawson is professor of history at Rutgers University and author of Running for Freedom: Civil Rights and Black Politics in America since 1941. He lives in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Charles Payne is professor of history and African-American studies at Duke University and author of I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle. Payne lives in Durham, North Carolina.


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