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Published: 10 February 2011

368 Pages | 16 halftones


ISBN: 9780195331660

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Bridges of Reform

Interracial Civil Rights Activism in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Shana Bernstein

  • Recovers the origins of civil rights struggles rooted in the multiracial city of Los Angeles.
  • Unites political and social history with local, national, and global history to reinterpret U.S. civil rights activism.
  • Argues that the repressive atmosphere of Cold War America did not derail all significant racial reform efforts.