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Published: 18 June 2010

208 Pages | 13 ht, 2 lines

5 1/2 X 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195380415

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The Battle of Ole Miss

Civil Rights v. States' Rights

Frank Lambert

Critical Historical Encounters Series

James Meredith broke the color barrier in 1962 as the first African American student at Ole Miss. The violent riot that followed would be one of the most deadly clashes of the civil rights era. Frank Lambert, who was a student at Ole Miss at the time and witnessed many of these events, here provides an engaging narrative of the tumultuous period surrounding Meredith's arrival at the University of Mississippi. Lambert excels at conveying the students' perspective of the riot and its aftermath, highlighting the great diversity of viewpoints.