Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

Controversies and Debates by John A. Kirk

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Political activism,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • Race And Ethnic Relations,
  • U.S. - Political And Civil Rights Of Blacks,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • People of Color,
  • Political,
  • History / Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies),
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • 20th century,
  • African Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Civil rights,
  • Civil rights movements,
  • History,
  • Sources,
  • United States
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL8401354M
ISBN 101403996547
ISBN 109781403996541

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