Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction

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On May 17, 1954, in Brown v. Board of Education, the United States Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. When the court failed to specify a clear deadline for implementation of the ruling, southern segregationists seized the opportunity to launch a campaign of massive resistance against the federal government. What were the tactics, the ideology, the strategies, of segregationists? This collection of original essays reveals how the political center in the South collapsed during ...

Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195177862

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Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195177855

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