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Inside Agitators White Southerners in the Civil Rights Movement by David L. Chappell

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Human rights,
  • Social history,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to present),
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • History / United States / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7870202M
ISBN 10080185234X
ISBN 109780801852343

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