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A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history
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Éditeur Beacon Press
Année 2018
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A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history
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1 vol. (XXV-253 p.) ; 24 cm
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Theoharis, Jeanne, author. More beautiful and terrible history
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323.1196
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Introduction: the political uses and misuses of civil rights history and memorialization in the present ; The long movement outside the south: fighting for school desegregation in the "liberal" north ; Revisiting the uprisings of the 1960s and the history of injustice and struggle that preceded them ; Beyond the redneck: polite racism and "the white moderate" ; The media was often an obstacle to the struggle for racial justice ; Beyond a bus seat: the movement pressed for desegregation, criminal justice, economic justice, and global justice ; The great man theory of history part I: where are the young people? ; The great man view of history part II: where are the women? ; Extremists, troublemakers and national security threats: the public demonization of rebels, the toll it took, and government repression of the movement ; Learning to play on locked pianos: the movement was persevering, organized, disruptive, and often disparaged, and other lessons from the Montgomery Bus Boycott ; Afterword: a history for a better world
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978-0-8070-7587-6
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