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Before Brown

Civil Rights and White Backlash in the Modern South

Before Brown( )
Contribution by: Feldman, Glenn
Sullivan, Patricia
Arsenault, Raymond
Beito, Linda Royster
Brooks, Jennifer E.
Brown, Sarah Hart
Fairclough, Adam
Manis, Andrew M.
Salmond, John A.
Tyler, Pamela
White, John A.
Editor: Feldman, Glenn
Foreword by: Sullivan, Patricia
Series title:Modern South Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:University of Alabama Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

Before Brown details the ferment in civil rights that took place across the South before the momentous Brown vs. Board of Education decision in 1954. This collection refutes the notion that the movement began with the Supreme Court decision, and suggests, rather, that the movement originated in the 1930s and earlier, spurred by the Great Depression and, later, World War II--events that would radically shape the course of politics in the South and the nation into...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Civil Rights
Social Science / Discrimination
Social Science / Race & Ethnic Relations
Political Science / American Government / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 Pounds
Author Biography
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Adam Fairclough is Professor of American History at the University of East Anglia.


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