The Resource Why we can't wait, Martin Luther King, Jr, (electronic resource)

Why we can't wait, Martin Luther King, Jr, (electronic resource)

Label
Why we can't wait
Title
Why we can't wait
Statement of responsibility
Martin Luther King, Jr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Overview: Dr. King's best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963. Often applauded as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most incisive and eloquent book, Why We Can't Wait recounts the Birmingham campaign in vivid detail, while underscoring why 1963 was such a crucial year for the civil rights movement. During this time, Birmingham, Alabama, was perhaps the most racially segregated city in the United States, but the campaign launched by Fred Shuttlesworth, King, and others demonstrated to the world the power of nonviolent direct action. King examines the history of the civil rights struggle and the tasks that future generations must accomplish to bring about full equality. The book also includes the extraordinary "Letter from Birmingham Jail," which King wrote in April of 1963
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-1968
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Martin Luther
Dewey number
323.1196/0730761781
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.K54 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The King legacy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Social Science
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • United States
  • Birmingham (Ala.)
  • Alabama
  • United States
Label
Why we can't wait, Martin Luther King, Jr, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by Dorothy Cotton -- 1964 introduction / by Martin Luther King, Jr. -- The Negro revolution : why 1963? -- The sword that heals -- Bull Connor's Birmingham -- New day in Birmingham -- Letter from Birmingham Jail -- Black and White together -- The summer of our discontent -- The days to come
Control code
ocn706710988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 193 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807001134
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00185123
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 487421
  • F7CDF241-9A6C-4B12-B226-2576497B7BD9
System control number
(OCoLC)706710988
Label
Why we can't wait, Martin Luther King, Jr, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / by Dorothy Cotton -- 1964 introduction / by Martin Luther King, Jr. -- The Negro revolution : why 1963? -- The sword that heals -- Bull Connor's Birmingham -- New day in Birmingham -- Letter from Birmingham Jail -- Black and White together -- The summer of our discontent -- The days to come
Control code
ocn706710988
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 193 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807001134
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Publisher number
EB00185123
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 487421
  • F7CDF241-9A6C-4B12-B226-2576497B7BD9
System control number
(OCoLC)706710988

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