Inside agitators : white southerners in the Civil Rights Movement / David L. Chappell

Author(s): Chappell, David L
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Subjects: Civil rights workers--Southern States--History--20th century
Civil rights movements--Southern States--History--20th century
African Americans--Civil rights
Southern States--Race relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1994
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xxvii, 303 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Clayborne Carson
Pt. 1. The Strange Career of Racial Dissent in the South
1. The "Silent South": The Founding Fathers of Southern White Dissent 3
2. From Silence to Futility: Southern White Dissent Gets Organized 25
Pt. 2. The Strategy of Nonviolence and the Role of White Southerners in the Movement
3. The Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1955-1956 53
4. Tallahassee, 1956-1957 84
5. Little Rock, 1957-1959 97
6. Albany, Georgia, 1961-1962 122
Pt. 3. The Art of the Possible: The White Southerner in the National State
7. The Late 1950s: Saving the Party from Civil Rights 147
8. Lyndon Johnson Takes Center Stage - and Then an Intermission 169
9. Policy in High Gear: From the Justice Department to the Acts of 1964 and 1965 189
Epilogue: Interpreting the Movement 212
Abbreviations 229
Notes 231
Bibliographical Essay 277
Index 295
Notes: LCCN: 93043128
ISBN: 0801846854 (hc : acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-293) and index
OCLC Number: 29356791
ISBN/ISSN: 0801846854