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

Black Civil Rights in America

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Black Civil Rights in America by Kevern Verney

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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 Rights details 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415238885
ISBN-10: 0415238889
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 8mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Jun-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Debate on Black Civil Rights in America by Kevern Verney Debate on Black Civil Rights in America, Paperback (March 2006)

This volume in the Issues in Historiography series examines the changing scholarly debate on individuals and events in African American history from the 1890s to the present. It highlights how over time the work of scholars has reflected both advances in academic understanding and wider developments in race relations in American society.

African Americans and US Popular Culture by Kevern Verney African Americans and US Popular Culture, Paperback (July 2003)

In this authoritative introduction to the history of African-Americans in US popular culture, from the early 19th century to 2003. Kevern Verney examines the role and significance of race in all major forms of popular culture, including sport, film, television, radio and music.

Black Civil Rights in America by Kevern Verney Black Civil Rights in America, Hardback (June 2000)

The authoritative introduction to the history of black civil rights in the USA, providing a clear and useful guide to the political, social and cultural history of black Americans and their pursuit of equality from 1865 to the present day.

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