We shall overcome

the Civil Rights Movement in the United States in the 1950"s and 1960"s

Publisher: Carlson Pub. in Brooklyn, N.Y

Written in English
Published: Pages: 1201 Downloads: 402
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  • United States,
  • Southern States,
  • Southern States.

Subjects:

  • King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States.,
  • Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • United States -- Race relations.,
  • Southern States -- Race relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited with a preface by David J. Garrow.
SeriesMartin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement ;, v. 4-6
ContributionsGarrow, David J., 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE185.61 .W33 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. (xiv, 1201 p.) ;
Number of Pages1201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2191261M
ISBN 100926019023
LC Control Number89009962

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