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Title:
"We want our freedom" : rhetoric of the Civil Rights Movement
Author:
Towns, W. Stuart, 1939-
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xxvii, 283 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
"The whites have absolute control of the state government, and we intend at any and all hazards to retain it" : why there had to be a civil rights movement -- The river of change : beginning to question the racist system, 1920s to 1940s -- Black southerners challenge the system, the 1950s : the movement begins -- The movement hits full stride : the 1960s -- "Betrayers of their race" : Southern white liberals -- "There always has to be a Faubus" : white resistance and the rhetoric of fear.
ISBN:
9780275970048
Format :
Book