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Title:
Standing against dragons : three southern lawyers in an era of fear
Author:
Brown, Sarah Hart, 1938-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [1998]

©1998
Physical Description:
xvii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Problemed peace: civil libertarianism, antilibertarianism, and the cold war doctrine -- On becoming southern liberals: prelude to 1948 -- Crossroads: progressive politics and other pipe dreams, 1948-1950 -- "Comes now Willie McGee": communist causes in southern context, 1950-1954 -- Congressional offensive, 1954: the SCEF investigation and its echoes -- After Brown: congressional anti-communism and southern "sedition, " 1954-1961 -- "Radicals" and "Respectables": the cold war against "outside agitators, " 1958-1963 -- "They were the real subversives": the Dombrowski case and the Mississippi crusade, 1963-1965 -- Epilogue and conclusion: "the importance of heresy."
ISBN:
9780807122075
Format :
Book