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The Resource Why not every man? : African Americans and civil disobedience in the quest for the dream, George Hendrick, Willene Hendrick

Why not every man? : African Americans and civil disobedience in the quest for the dream, George Hendrick, Willene Hendrick

Label
Why not every man? : African Americans and civil disobedience in the quest for the dream
Title
Why not every man?
Title remainder
African Americans and civil disobedience in the quest for the dream
Statement of responsibility
George Hendrick, Willene Hendrick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"As the Hendricks show, the record of civil disobedience in the service of African Americans is not without its failures. But overall it has been a powerful weapon in their quest for a share of the American dream. This is a succinct history of that story."--Jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hendrick, George
Dewey number
303.6/1/08996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185
LC item number
.H49 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1928-2010
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hendrick, Willene
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thoreau, Henry David
  • Gandhi
  • King, Martin Luther
  • African Americans
  • Civil disobedience
  • Civil rights movements
  • Slavery
  • United States
Label
Why not every man? : African Americans and civil disobedience in the quest for the dream, George Hendrick, Willene Hendrick
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223069362672
  • 31223069357219
  • 31223049459614
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : why not every man? -- Slavery and civil disobedience from colonial times to 1830 -- Abolitionists, 1830-1861 -- Civil disobedience and Jim Crow railroad cars -- Danger : "Have top eye open" -- From the Civil War through reconstruction : the end of slavery -- Thoreau's essay travels across the oceans to Gandhi -- The walls of segregation go up once more -- "Trumpets begin to sound" : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the beginnings of the civil disobedience movement -- A better day
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9781566636452
Lccn
2004062835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
57041236
Label
Why not every man? : African Americans and civil disobedience in the quest for the dream, George Hendrick, Willene Hendrick
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223069362672
  • 31223069357219
  • 31223049459614
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-228) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : why not every man? -- Slavery and civil disobedience from colonial times to 1830 -- Abolitionists, 1830-1861 -- Civil disobedience and Jim Crow railroad cars -- Danger : "Have top eye open" -- From the Civil War through reconstruction : the end of slavery -- Thoreau's essay travels across the oceans to Gandhi -- The walls of segregation go up once more -- "Trumpets begin to sound" : Martin Luther King, Jr., and the beginnings of the civil disobedience movement -- A better day
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
246 p.
Isbn
9781566636452
Lccn
2004062835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
57041236

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