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The Citizens' Council : Organized Resistance to the Second Reconstruction, 1954-64

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This in-depth account of the rise and decline of the Citizens' Councils of America details the organization's role in the massive resistance to school desegregation in the South following the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education decision. Included are a new preface and updated bibliography.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 144.78 x 223.52 x 22.86mm | 544.31g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252064410
  • 9780252064418
  • 1,497,568

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"A tour de force of research and narration." -- Journal of Southern History. "An admirable analysis of prevailing right wing and white supremacist thought." -- Journal of Negro Historyshow more

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