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The Most Segregated City in America - a book by Connerly, Charles E.

The Most Segregated City in America

City Planning and Civil Rights in Birmingham, 1920-1980

The Most Segregated City in America( )
Author: Connerly, Charles E.
Series title:Center Bks.
ISBN:978-0-8139-3491-4
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Virginia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

One of Planetizen’s Top Ten Books of 2006

"But for Birmingham," Fred Shuttleworth recalled President John F. Kennedy saying in June 1963 when he invited black leaders to meet with him, "we would not be here today." Birmingham is well known for its civil rights history, particularly for the violent white-on-black bombings that occurred there in the 1960s, resulting in the city’s nickname "Bombingham." What is less well known about Birmingham’s racial history,...
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Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Political Science / Civil Rights
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:1.23 Pounds

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