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A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history, Jeanne Theoharis

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A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history
Title
A more beautiful and terrible history
Title remainder
the uses and misuses of civil rights history
Statement of responsibility
Jeanne Theoharis
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Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
323.1196/0730904
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.T44 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history, Jeanne Theoharis
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A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history, Jeanne Theoharis
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the political uses and misuses of civil rights history and memorialization in the present -- The long movement outside the south: fighting for school desegregation in the "liberal" north -- Revisiting the uprisings of the 1960s and the history of injustice and struggle that preceded them -- Beyond the redneck: polite racism and "the white moderate" -- The media was often an obstacle to the struggle for racial justice -- Beyond a bus seat: the movement pressed for desegregation, criminal justice, economic justice, and global justice -- The great man theory of history part I: where are the young people? -- The great man view of history part II: where are the women? -- Extremists, troublemakers and national security threats: the public demonization of rebels, the toll it took, and government repression of the movement -- Learning to play on locked pianos: the movement was persevering, organized, disruptive, and often disparaged, and other lessons from the Montgomery Bus Boycott -- Afterword: a history for a better world
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1867116
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Extent
xxv, 253 pages
Isbn
9780807075876
Lccn
2017030979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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LSC3241746

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