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The Resource Sweet land of liberty : the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North, Thomas J. Sugrue

Sweet land of liberty : the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North, Thomas J. Sugrue

Label
Sweet land of liberty : the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North
Title
Sweet land of liberty
Title remainder
the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North
Statement of responsibility
Thomas J. Sugrue
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sweet Land of Liberty is an epic, revelatory account of the abiding quest for justice in states from Illinois to New York, and of how the intense northern struggle differed from and was inspired by the fight down South
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sugrue, Thomas J.
Dewey number
323.1196/073074
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.9
LC item number
.S95 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Civil rights movements
  • African American civil rights workers
  • Civil rights workers
  • Northeastern States
  • United States
Label
Sweet land of liberty : the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North, Thomas J. Sugrue
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [547]-664) and index
Contents
Introduction -- I. Unite and fight. "sweet land of liberty" ; "Pressure, more pressure and still more pressure" ; "1776 for the Negro" -- II. Hearts and minds. "Balance of power" ; "No place for Colored" ; God have pity on such a city" ; "No rights more elemental" -- III. Freedom now. "New frontier" ; "Fires of frustration and discord" ; "Long hot summer" ; "Unconditional war" ; "The Blackman's land" ; "It's not the bus, it's us" ; "Fighting for our lives" -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn191732290
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 688 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780679643036
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008002081
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o191732290
  • (OCoLC)191732290
Label
Sweet land of liberty : the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North, Thomas J. Sugrue
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [547]-664) and index
Contents
Introduction -- I. Unite and fight. "sweet land of liberty" ; "Pressure, more pressure and still more pressure" ; "1776 for the Negro" -- II. Hearts and minds. "Balance of power" ; "No place for Colored" ; God have pity on such a city" ; "No rights more elemental" -- III. Freedom now. "New frontier" ; "Fires of frustration and discord" ; "Long hot summer" ; "Unconditional war" ; "The Blackman's land" ; "It's not the bus, it's us" ; "Fighting for our lives" -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn191732290
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 688 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780679643036
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008002081
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o191732290
  • (OCoLC)191732290

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