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Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

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Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America - Berman, Ari
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Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what happened after the dramatic passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 and the turbulent forces it unleashed. In this narrative history, Ari Berman charts both the transformation of American democracy under the VRA and the counterrevolution that has sought to limit it from the moment the act was signed into law. The VRA is widely regarded as the crowning achievement of the civil rights movement, and yet -- more than ...

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Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America 2016, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250094728

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