The making of Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement / edited by Brian Ward and Tony Badger

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Subjects: Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century--Congresses
African Americans--Civil rights--Congresses
United States--Race relations--Congresses
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, 1996
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xiii, 241 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Notes on the Contributors
List of Abbreviations
Introduction / Brian Ward, Tony Badger 1
1. The Civil Rights Movement in Louisiana, 1939-54 / Adam Fairclough 15
2. 'He Founded a Movement': W.H. Flowers, the Committee on Negro Organizations and the Origins of Black Activism in Arkansas, 1940-57 / John Kirk 29
3. 'Nixon Was the One': Edgar Daniel Nixon, the MIA and the Montgomery Bus Boycott / John White 45
4. Fatalism, Not Gradualism: Race and the Crisis of Southern Liberalism, 1945-65 / Tony Badger 67
5. White Liberal Intellectuals, Civil Rights and Gradualism, 1954-60 / Walter A. Jackson 96
6. Rethinking African-American Political Thought in the Post-Revolutionary Era / Clayborne Carson 115
7. From Shiloh to Selma: The Impact of the Civil War Centennial on the Black Freedom Struggle in the United States, 1961-65 / Robert Cook 131
8. Touchstones, Authorities and Marian Anderson: The Making of 'I Have A Dream' / Keith D. Miller, Emily M. Lewis 147
9. Politics and Fictional Representation: The Case of the Civil Rights Movement / Richard H. King 162
10. The Limits of America: Rethinking Equality in the Changing Context of British Race Relations / Tariq Modood 181
11. British Responses to Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-68 / Mike Sewell 194
12. Non-violent Resistance to White Supremacy: A Comparison of the American Civil Rights Movement and the South African Defiance Campaigns of the 1950s / George M. Fredrickson 213
Index 230
Additional Authors: Ward, Brian, 1961-
Badger, Tony
Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Conference on Civil Rights and Race Relations (1993 : University of Newcastle upon Tyne)
Notes: LCCN: 95014667
ISBN: 0814792952
ISBN: 0814792960 (pbk.)
Papers selected from the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Conference on Civil Rights and Race Relations held between 21 and 24 October, 1993 at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 32347073
ISBN/ISSN: 0814792952
0814792960