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The politics of injustice the Kennedys, the freedom rides, and the electoral consequences of a moral compromise by Niven, David

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Southern States,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Kennedy, John F. 1917-1963.,
  • Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968.,
  • African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Politics, Practical -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1951-,
  • Southern States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1961-1963.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-255) and index.

StatementDavid Niven.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE842.1 .N57 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 269 p. :
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3555741M
ISBN 101572332123
LC Control Number2002011948

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