Eyes off the prize : The United Nations and the African American Struggle for Human Rights, 1944-1955 / Carol Anderson

Author(s): Anderson, Carol (Carol Elaine)
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Subjects: African Americans--Civil rights
Human rights--United States--History--20th century
African Americans--History--1877-1964
Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century
United Nations--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: x, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2002031554
ISBN: 0521824311 (hardback)
ISBN: 0521531586 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-290) and index
Contents: Introduction: the struggle for black equality -- Beyond Civil Rights: the NAACP, the United Nations, and redefining the struggle for black equality -- The struggle for human rights: African Americans petition the United Nations -- Things fall apart -- Bleached souls and red negroes -- The mirage of victory -- Epilogue: the prize
OCLC Number: 50630552
ISBN/ISSN: 0521824311