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Freedom's Daughters

The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970

Freedom's Daughters( )
Author: Olson, Lynne
ISBN:978-0-684-85013-9
Publication Date:Feb 2002
Publisher:Scribner
Imprint:Scribner
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE VITAL ROLE WOMEN -- BOTH BLACK AND WHITE -- PLAYED IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT In this groundbreaking and absorbing book, credit finally goes where credit is due -- to the bold women who were crucial to the success of the civil rights movement. From the Montgomery bus boycott to the lunch counter sit-ins to the Freedom Rides, Lynne Olson skillfully tells the long-overlooked story of the extraordinary women who were among...
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Book Details
Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
Political Science / Civil Rights
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.438 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:0.941 Pounds
Author Biography
Olson, Lynne (Author)
Writer Lynne Olson graduated from the University of Arizona and began her career with the Associated Press in 1971. She was its first woman correspondent in Moscow from 1974 to 1976. She also worked as a reporter on national politics for the Baltimore Sun before becoming a freelance writer in 1981. Olson has contributed to publications including the Washington Post, American Heritage, Smithsonian, Working Woman, Ms., Elle, and Glamour. She taught journalism at American University in Washington for five years and has published several books of history.

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