The Civil Rights Movement

The Civil Rights Movement

Book - 2000
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Examines events that led to the abolition of Jim Crow laws and discriminatory practices in the South, from the Brown decision of 1954 to the 1968 King assassination, and discusses enduring changes in American politics and society. Articles are selected for readability and content, and analyze the progression, causes, and strategies of the movement, presenting a variety of perspectives on the leaders, groups, and milestones of the period. Includes a historical overview and selection introductions, plus a chronology and primary documents. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: San Diego : Greenhaven Press, c2000
ISBN: 9780737702163
Characteristics: 287 p. : map ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Winters, Paul A. 1965-


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