Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement by Ralph E. LukerHistorical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement by Ralph E. Luker

Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement

byRalph E. Luker

Hardcover | December 19, 1996

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The Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement is an essential reference work for students and scholars of American history and the civil rights movement. It provides over three hundred concise descriptions of the important people, organizations, events, and the multitude of executive orders, legislative acts, and judicial decisions that played crucial roles in the historic transformation of American society after World War II. Luker includes a historical overview that offers an interpretation of the movement. He also examines the role of women in this movement and the role of four generations of black and white leaders in the cause of racial justice. Includes a chronology of the milestones of the movement and a comprehensive bibliography of primary and secondary sources.
Ralph E. Luker is adjunct professor of history at Morehouse College. He has written several books including The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Vols. 1-2 (1992,1994) which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and The Social Gospel in Black and White (1991), which won an Outstanding Book Award.
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Title:Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights MovementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 5.82 × 8.7 × 1.05 inPublished:December 19, 1996Publisher:Scarecrow Press

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ISBN - 10:0810831635

ISBN - 13:9780810831636

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...a great resource...a great asset for anyone interested in the Civil Rights movement...rich historical accounts and interesting interpretations of the events...