A Civil Rights Trail Guide to Alabama

A Civil Rights Trail Guide to Alabama : Key Sites at the Epicenter of America's Freedom Movement

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As the home of many essential Civil Rights events that inspired landmark national legislation, Alabama can easily define itself as the home of the Civil Rights movement. By focusing solely on one state, A Civil Rights Trail Guide to Alabama gives travelers a depth unavailable in other guides by highlighting "off the beaten path" sites, towns, and histories. This guide provides a unique combination of deep history, poignant photographs, and extensive site information.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6mm
  • NewSouth Books
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1588382605
  • 9781588382603

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As the home of many essential Civil Rights events that inspired landmark national legislation, Alabama can easily define itself as the home of the Civil Rights movement. By focusing solely on one state, A Civil Rights Trail Guide to Alabama gives travelers a depth unavailable in other guides by highlighting "off the beaten path" sites, towns, and histories. This guide provides a unique combination of deep history, poignant photographs, and extensive site information. Organized chronologically, it allows the traveler to move through the Civil Rights movement as it unfolded in Alabama. Because many key sites lie in rural Alabama, home to the singular art and food traditions that travelers find so intriguing, A Civil Rights Trail Guide to Alabama also fosters an expansive cultural experience one rooted in the particular traditions and foodways of the Deep South.show more