Running for Freedom by Steven F. Lawson
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Running for Freedom
By Steven F. Lawson

Running for Freedom

Civil Rights and Black Politics in America Since 1941 3rd Revised edition

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Running for Freedom by Steven F. Lawson

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Running for Freedom , 3rd edition charts the monumental struggle for African-American civil rights and the impact of that movement in transforming the American political system in the South and nationwide from 1941 to 2008. Explores the interplay between the local and the national dimensions of the civil rights story, between grassroots activists and federal officials, and between the North and South New edition includes new material on the Clinton Administration, the controversial 2000 and 2004 presidential elections, and the disaster that Hurricane Katrina wrought on New Orleans Right up-to-date, it also describes the rise to power of Barack Obama and the achievement of black political legitimacy Ideal for students: short, teachable, and accessibly written; visually engaging with new photographs and maps

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405171267
ISBN-10: 140517126X
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 142mm x 14mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Steven F. Lawson

Running for Freedom by Steven F. Lawson Running for Freedom, Paperback (October 2014)

Running for Freedom, Fourth Edition, updates historian Steven Lawson s classic volume detailing the history of African-American civil rights and black politics from the beginning of World War II to the present day. Offers comprehensive coverage of the African-American struggle for civil rights in the U.S.

One America in the 21st Century by Steven F. Lawson One America in the 21st Century, Paperback (January 2009)

Represents the report of President Bill Clinton's Commission on Race Initiative, that contains a comprehensive assessment of racial progress (or the lack thereof) in America since the heyday of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, along with many recommendations for improvement.

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Author Biography - Steven F. Lawson

Steven F. Lawson is professor of history at Rutgers University. His other books include Black Ballots (1976, 1998); In Pursuit of Power (1985); Debating the Civil Rights Movement (1997, 2006) with Charles Payne; and Civil Rights Crossroads (2004). He is coeditor of the series "Uncovering the Past" for Wiley-Blackwell (with Nancy A. Hewitt) and he was an academic advisor to the award-winning television documentary series, "Eyes on the Prize," I and II.

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