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Democracy rising : South Carolina and the fight for Black equality since 1865

Author: Peter F Lau
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Series: Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive history of the African American fight for racial equality from the standpoint of the civil rights movement in South Carolina, Democracy Rising examines the struggle from the end of the Civil War through the modern civil rights movement of the 1960s. In an effort to broaden our understanding of civil rights and democracy in America, Peter F. Lau describes how conflicts born of the state's history of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lau, Peter, F., 1971-
Democracy rising.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006
(DLC) 2005031051
(OCoLC)62281400
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Lau
ISBN: 0813171296 9780813171296 9780813159126 0813159121
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 70262482
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 334 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, map.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Segregation and self-determination: the making of the NAACP --
Riot and reaction: the lineaments of reinvention --
Radicalism and liberal reform: the NAACP during the New Deal --
Civil rights and collective action: the battle for Black empowerment --
Popular fronts: from New Deal coalition to Black rights revolution --
Cold war civil rights: Brown v. Board of Education and the emerging power of the periphery.
Series Title: Civil rights and the struggle for Black equality in the twentieth century.
Responsibility: Peter F. Lau.

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A history of the African American fight for racial equality from the standpoint of the civil rights movement in South Carolina, this book examines the struggle from the end of the Civil War through  Read more...
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"With this articulate, intelligent, and engrossing book, Peter Lau vividly recreates the long, hard struggle for civil rights in one of the epicenters of white supremacy." - Kevin Boyle, author of Read more...

 
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