The Civil Rights Movement: A Reference Guide, 2nd Edition

by
Peter B. Levyauthor

Peter B. Levy, PhD, is professor of history at York College, York, PA. He is author of over a dozen books, including The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s.

The Civil Rights Movement: A Reference Guide, 2nd Edition

20190731

ABC-CLIO

Pages 312
Topics Black Artists and the Civil Rights Movement;Black Power;The Civil Rights Movement in the North;The Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement;The Freedom Struggle in Mississippi;The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement;Martin Luther King, Jr.;The Origins of the Modern Civil Rights Movement

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The Civil Rights Movement: A Reference Guide, 2nd Edition

Author(s): Levy, Peter;
Contributors: Levy, Peter;
Abstract:

Drawing on the most recent scholarship, The Civil Rights Movement provides a concise overview of the most important social movement of the twentieth century and will expand readers' understanding of the fight for racial equality.


• Offers up to date information based on the latest scholarship in the field

• Combines analytical essays with historical documents and concise biographies

• Examines traditional as well as new themes, from the rise of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the battle against Jim Crow in the North

• Ties the historic struggles of the 1950s and 1960s to the movements today against mass incarceration and police abuse

SortTitle: civil rights movement: a reference guide, 2nd edition
Edition: 2
Keyword(s): Black Artists and the Civil Rights Movement; Black Power; The Civil Rights Movement in the North; The Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement; The Freedom Struggle in Mississippi; The Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement; Martin Luther King, Jr.; The Origins of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
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Peter B. Levyauthor

Peter B. Levy, PhD, is professor of history at York College, York, PA. He is author of over a dozen books, including The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s.

eISBN-13: 9781440863011
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440863004
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 312
Publication Date: 20190731
Series: Guides to Historic Events in America