Civil Rights for Beginners

Civil Rights for Beginners

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Civil Rights For Beginners fills a major gap by placing the modern civil rights movement into a broader historical perspective. It also discusses the civil rights and liberation movements from the 60s to the present that the African American freedom struggles helped to catalyze including the Chicano Movement, the American Indian Movement, the Asian-American Movement, the Women's Movement, and the Gay Liberation Movement. Unlike most civil rights books, Civil Rights For Beginners focuses less on major leaders and more on the ordinary African Americans who provided the backbone of the successful protests and demonstrations. Moreover, it deals with the expressive culture of the movement, surveying key developments in literature, music, visual art, and film, all of which served both as integral features of the movement as well as contributing to its enduring legacy.
Publisher: Danbury, CT : For Beginners LLC, ©2016.
Edition: First Edition.
ISBN: 9781934389898
1934389897
Branch Call Number: 323.1 VON BLUM
E185.61 .V748 2016
Characteristics: x, 161 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Reynoso, Frank - Illustrator

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