Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (Revised)

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Price
$44.40
Publisher
Yale University Press
Publish Date
Pages
364
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.02 X 1.07 inches | 1.31 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780300024982

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About the Author

David J. Garrow is Senior Research Fellow at Homerton College, University of Cambridge. He served as a senior advisor for Eyes on the Prize. the award-winning PBS television history of the American Black freedom struggle, and as editorial advisor for the Library of America's two-volume Reporting Civil Rights (2003). He is a university level professor and regularly contributes to distinguished popular and academic periodicals on such issues as politics, civil rights and history.

Reviews
"One of the most comprehensive studies yet of a single campaign within the civil-rights movement."--Pat Watters, New York Times Book Review
-- "New York Times Book Review"
"A valuable book, because it is a reminder of both the heroism and the brutality displayed in the great civil rights crusade."--David Herbert Donald, The New Republic
--David Herbert Donald "The New Republic"
Recipient of the 1979 Chastain Award, presented by the Southern Political Science Association to the author of the best book on the politics, government, or public administration of the United States South--Chastain Award "Southern Political Science Association" (1/1/1979 12:00:00 AM)