A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history / Jeanne Theoharis.

The civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American democracy. This fable, featuring dreamy heroes and accidental heroines, has shuttered the movement firmly in the past, whitewashed the forces that stood in its...

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Main Author: Theoharis, Jeanne (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, [2018]

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Call Number: E185.61 .T44 2018
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