Going down Jericho Road : the Memphis strike, Martin Luther King's last campaign / Michael K. Honey

Author(s): Honey, Michael K
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Subjects: Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968
Strikes and lockouts--Sanitation--Tennessee
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2007
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xviii, 619 p., [16] p. of plates ; ill. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2006032217
ISBN: 9780393043396 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0393043398 (hardcover)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 571-586) and index
Contents: Labor and civil rights -- A plantation in the city -- Dr. King, labor, and the civil rights movement -- Struggles of the working poor -- Standing at the crossroads -- On strike for respect -- Hambone's meditations : the failure of community -- Testing the social gospel -- Fighting for the working poor -- Minister to the valley : the poor people's campaign -- Baptism by fire -- Ministers and manhood -- Convergence -- Escalation : the youth movement -- "All labor has dignity" -- "Something dreadful" -- Jericho Road is a dangerous road -- Chaos in the bluff city -- "The movement lives or dies in Memphis" -- State of siege -- Shattered dreams and promised lands -- "A crucifixion event" -- Reckonings -- "We have got the victory" -- Epilogue : how we remember King
OCLC Number: 71812789
ISBN/ISSN: 9780393043396
0393043398