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Running for Freedom

Civil Rights and Black Politics in America Since 1941

Wiley, J,
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Running for Freedom, 3rd edition charts the monumentalstruggle for African-American civil rights and the impact of thatmovement in transforming the American political system in the Southand nationwide from 1941 to 2008.
* Explores the interplay between the local and the nationaldimensions of the civil rights story, between grassroots activistsand federal officials, and between the North and South
* New edition includes new material on the ClintonAdministration, the controversial 2000 and 2004
presidential elections, and the disaster that Hurricane Katrinawrought on New Orleans
* Right up-to-date, it also describes the rise to power of BarackObama and the achievement of black political legitimacy
* Ideal for students: short, teachable, and accessibly written;visually engaging with new photographs and maps


Titel: Running for Freedom
Autoren/Herausgeber: Steven F. Lawson
Ausgabe: 3. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781444360714

Seitenzahl: 408
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Steven F. Lawson is professor of history at Rutgers University. His other books include Black Ballots (1976, 1998); In Pursuit of Power (1985); Debating the Civil Rights Movement (1997, 2006) with Charles Payne; and Civil Rights Crossroads (2004). He is coeditor of the series "Uncovering the Past" for Wiley-Blackwell (with Nancy A. Hewitt) and he was an academic advisor to the award-winning television documentary series, "Eyes on the Prize," I and II. - Newsletter
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