From the Bullet to the Ballot: The Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and Racial Coalition Politics in Chicago

Jakobi Williams (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$29.95
Publisher
University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date
February 01, 2015
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.24 X 0.71 X 9.3 inches | 0.99 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781469622101
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About the Author

Jakobi Williams is associate professor of African American and African diaspora studies and history at Indiana University.

Reviews

A fascinating work that everyone interested in the Black Panther party or racism in Chicago should read.--Journal of American History


A vital historical intervention in African American history, urban and local histories, and Black Power studies. . . . A mandatory addition to the bookshelves of students and scholars.--History: Reviews of New Books


A major contribution to the literature and the definitive work on the Black Panther Party in the city of Chicago." --Register of the Kentucky Historical Society


He paints a clear and engaging portrait of an organization that successfully blended elements of civil rights strategy and direct individual experience with the aims and possibilities of a new era of black radical resistance.--American Quarterly


A book filled with passion and conviction. . . . This new book should be read by anyone interested in racism, civil rights, and public life in Chicago and the broader Midwest.--Middle West Review


A welcome addition. . . to the substantive literature on the history of the Black Panther Party and on the contested legacies of the civil rights and Black Power movements in the United States.--H-1960s


A first-rate piece of scholarship. Anyone interested in social history, urban history, or the history of Chicago must read this work of history.--Journal of Illinois History


Deserves a wide audience." --Michigan Historical Review


Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above.--Choice