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Civil Rights and Beyond : African American and Latino/a Activism in the Twentieth-century United States

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Civil Rights and Beyond examines the dynamic relationships between African American and Latino/a activists in the United States from the 1930s to the present day. Building on recent scholarship, this book pushes the timeframe for the study of interactions between blacks and a variety of Latino/a groups beyond the standard chronology of the civil rights era. As such, the book merges a host of community histories·each with their own distinct historical experiences and activisms·to explore group dynamics, differing strategies and activist moments, and the broader quests of these communities for rights and social justice.

The collection is framed around the concept of (activism,? which most fully encompasses the relationships that blacks and Latinos have enjoyed throughout the twentieth century. Wide ranging and pioneering, Civil Rights and Beyond explores black and Latino/a activism from California to Florida, Chicago to Bakersfield·and a host of other communities and cities·to demonstrate the complicated nature of African AmericanvLatino/a activism in the twentieth-century United States.
Number of Pages: 280.0
Genre: Social Science, Political Science
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Georgia Pr
Language: English
Street Date: April 1, 2016
TCIN: 51134653
UPC: 9780820349169
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-9834

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