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A Traveler's Guide to the Civil Rights Movement
by Jim Carrier and John Lewis


Overview - In 2004, the United States will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. As our country begins a national retrospective of the civil rights movement, here is the perfect book to help explore the long struggle toward racial equality.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 2004, the United States will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. As our country begins a national retrospective of the civil rights movement, here is the perfect book to help explore the long struggle toward racial equality. Part guidebook, part civil rights primer, A Traveler's Guide to the Civil Rights Movement memorializes the years 1954 to 1965 as well as the vast, underappreciated black history from which our modern civil rights movement began.
More than five million people visit civil rights and black history landmarks each year, from the National Voting Rights Museum and the King Center to lesser-known spots such as slave auction sites and the locations of crucial marches and boycotts. This guide provides suggested state and city tours of these historic places and offers thoughtful commentary on the importance of each landmark, giving us a unique lens through which to view one of America's most important social movements.
Includes suggested state and city tours in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania,
South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780156026970
  • ISBN-10: 015602697X
  • Publisher: Harvest Books
  • Publish Date: December 2003
  • Page Count: 400
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds


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Books > Political Science > Civil Rights
Books > Travel > Museums, Tours, Points of Interest
Books > Travel > United States - South - South Atlantic (General)

 
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