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I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle

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and#147;With this history of the civil rights movement focusing on Everyman-turned-hero, the commoner as crusader for justice, Payne challenges the old idea that history is the biography of great men.and#8221;and#151;Kirkus Reviews

and#147;Remarkably astute in its judgments and strikingly sophisticated in its analyses . . . it is one of the most significant studies of the Black freedom struggle yet published.and#8221;and#151;David J. Garrow, author of the Pulitzer Prizeand#150;winning Bearing the Cross

and#147;This extremely important book clearly reveals the logic of how ordinary people propelled the civil rights movement. . . . [It] provides a basis for optimism as we approach the next century.and#8221;and#151;Aldon Morris, author of The Origins of the Civil Rights Movement

Synopsis:

This momentous work offers a groundbreaking history of the early civil rights movement in the South with new material that situates the book in the context of subsequent movement literature.

About the Author

Charles M. Payne is Professor and Bass Fellow, African American Studies, History and Sociology, Duke University

Product Details

ISBN:
9780520251762
Author:
Payne, Charles M
Publisher:
University of California Press
Author:
Payne, Charles
Author:
Payne, Charles M.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor
Subject:
Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights
Subject:
United States - State & Local - South
Subject:
Civil rights workers -- Mississippi.
Subject:
Civil rights movements -- Mississippi.
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
African American Studies-Black Heritage
Subject:
African American Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
With a New Preface
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
27 b/w photographs
Pages:
552
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 x 1.5 in 33 oz

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History and Social Science » African American Studies » Civil Rights Movement
History and Social Science » African American Studies » General
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