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xi, 151 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-137) and index.
Introduction: Carrie's rebellion -- Before Montgomery -- Communities organizing for change : New South cities -- Communities organizing for change : the New "Old South" -- Organizing in "the American Congo" : Mississippi's Freedom Summer and its aftermath -- Freedom movements in the North -- Legacies : "Freedom is a constant struggle".
The civil rights movement was among the most important historical developments of the twentieth century and one of the most remarkable mass movements in American history. In The Movement, Thomas C. Holt provides an informed and nuanced understanding of the origins, character, and objectives of the mid-twentieth-century freedom struggle, re-centering the narrative around the mobilization of ordinary people.
Online version: Holt, Thomas C. (Thomas Cleveland), 1942- Movement New York, NY : Oxford University Press,  9780197525814 (DLC) 2020035037