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A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history, Jeanne Theoharis

Label
A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history
Title
A more beautiful and terrible history
Title remainder
the uses and misuses of civil rights history
Statement of responsibility
Jeanne Theoharis
Title variation
More beautiful & terrible history
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Theoharis, Jeanne
Dewey number
323.1196/0730904
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.T44 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history, Jeanne Theoharis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Revisiting the Uprisings of the 1960s and the Long History of Injustice and Struggle That Preceded Them
  • 62
  • Chapter 3
  • Beyond the Redneck: Polite Racism and the "White Moderate"
  • 83
  • Chapter 4
  • Media Was Often an Obstacle to the Struggle for Racial Justice
  • 100
  • Chapter 5
  • Beyond a Bus Seat: The Movement Pressed for Desegregation, Criminal Justice, Economic Justice, and Global Justice
  • Histories We Get
  • 123
  • Chapter 6
  • Great Man View of History, Part I: Where Are the Young People?
  • 142
  • Chapter 7
  • Great Man View of History, Part II: Where Are the Women?
  • 154
  • Chapter 8
  • Extremists, Troublemakers, and National Security Threats: The Public Demonization of Rebels, the Toll It Took, and Government Repression of the Movement
  • 173
  • Introduction: The Political Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History and Memorialization in the Present
  • Chapter 9
  • Learning to Play on Locked Pianos: The Movement Was Persevering, Organized, Disruptive, and Disparaged, and Other Lessons from the Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • 187
  • 3
  • Histories We Need
  • Chapter 1
  • Long Movement Outside the South: Fighting for School Desegregation in the "Liberal" North
  • 31
  • Chapter 2
Control code
on1008773899
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 253 pages
Isbn
9780807075876
Lccn
2017030979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Examines the accepted narrative of the civil rights movement to reveal the myths and fables that diminish its scope, and reveals the diversity of activists and the immense barriers and repression they faced.
  • 323.1196 T342 ; XX-N ; [A17BP083, #36, 5@27.95, LAP/LRT]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1008773899
  • (OCoLC)1008773899
Label
A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history, Jeanne Theoharis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Revisiting the Uprisings of the 1960s and the Long History of Injustice and Struggle That Preceded Them
  • 62
  • Chapter 3
  • Beyond the Redneck: Polite Racism and the "White Moderate"
  • 83
  • Chapter 4
  • Media Was Often an Obstacle to the Struggle for Racial Justice
  • 100
  • Chapter 5
  • Beyond a Bus Seat: The Movement Pressed for Desegregation, Criminal Justice, Economic Justice, and Global Justice
  • Histories We Get
  • 123
  • Chapter 6
  • Great Man View of History, Part I: Where Are the Young People?
  • 142
  • Chapter 7
  • Great Man View of History, Part II: Where Are the Women?
  • 154
  • Chapter 8
  • Extremists, Troublemakers, and National Security Threats: The Public Demonization of Rebels, the Toll It Took, and Government Repression of the Movement
  • 173
  • Introduction: The Political Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History and Memorialization in the Present
  • Chapter 9
  • Learning to Play on Locked Pianos: The Movement Was Persevering, Organized, Disruptive, and Disparaged, and Other Lessons from the Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • 187
  • 3
  • Histories We Need
  • Chapter 1
  • Long Movement Outside the South: Fighting for School Desegregation in the "Liberal" North
  • 31
  • Chapter 2
Control code
on1008773899
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 253 pages
Isbn
9780807075876
Lccn
2017030979
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Examines the accepted narrative of the civil rights movement to reveal the myths and fables that diminish its scope, and reveals the diversity of activists and the immense barriers and repression they faced.
  • 323.1196 T342 ; XX-N ; [A17BP083, #36, 5@27.95, LAP/LRT]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1008773899
  • (OCoLC)1008773899

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