Black Civil Rights in America by Kevern VerneyBlack Civil Rights in America by Kevern Verney

Black Civil Rights in America

byKevern VerneyEditorKevern Verney

Paperback | June 29, 2000

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This book is the authoritative introduction to the history of black civil rights in the USA. It provides a clear and useful guide to the political, social and cultural history of black Americans and their pursuit of equal rights and recognition from 1865 through to the present day.

From the civil war of the 1860s to the race riots of the 1990s,Black Civil Rightsdetails the history of the modern civil rights movement in American history. This book introduces the reader to:

* leading civil rights activists
* black political movements within the USA
* crucial legal and political developments
* the portrayal of black Americans in the media.

This a book no American history or cultural studies student will want to do without.

Title:Black Civil Rights in AmericaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.4 × 5.4 × 0.5 inPublished:June 29, 2000Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415238889

ISBN - 13:9780415238885

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"With only 117 pages of text, this very compact narrative of blacks and civil rights from the Civi War to the present is a very fast-paced overview. A solid bibliography and clear, concise writing help. Recommended for undergraduates only.
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-"J.F. Findlay, emeritus, University of Rhode Island A solid bibliography and clear, concise writing help. Recommended for undergraduates only.
, July 2001