Journals Higher Education

$23.95

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01 February 2012

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195382402


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Fog of War

The Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement

Edited by Kevin M. Kruse and Stephen Tuck

  • Collection bringing together original essays by top junior and senior scholars in civil rights and African American history.
  • Challenges assumptions in war and society literature that World War II was a rights-making war that empowered social protest.
  • Challenges the now-popular "Long Civil Rights Movement" thesis by arguing that activists faced more setbacks and resistance to desegregation than successes in wartime.
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