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Title:
A matter of justice : Eisenhower and the beginning of the Civil Rights revolution
Author:
Nichols, David A. (David Allen), 1939-
Edition:
First Simon and Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Physical Description:
353 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The candidate -- Invoking federal authority -- The president and Brown -- A judiciary to enforce Brown -- The president and the chief justice -- Confronting southern resistance -- The Civil Rights Act of 1957 -- The Little Rock crisis -- Military intervention in Little Rock -- Rising expectations -- The final act -- Leading from Gettysburg -- Conclusion: A matter of justice.
ISBN:
9781416541509
Format :
Book