Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement
Cope, Graeme, The Arkansas Historical Quarterly
Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement. By George Lewis. (London: Hodder Arnold, 2006. Pp. vi, 254. Acknowledgments, notes, select bibliography, index. $29.95, paper.)
Over the last twenty years, studies of the civil rights movement have been hugely enhanced by a change of focus from national protest organizations and their leaders to local groups and unsung community activists. Scholars such as John Dittmer, Charles Payne, and J. Mills Thornton III have demonstrated that the movement was a much more diverse and variegated phenomenon than earlier research suggested. Lewis's work represents a belated but comparable trend in examinations of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Massive Resistance: The White Response to the Civil Rights Movement. Contributors: Cope, Graeme - Author. Journal title: The Arkansas Historical Quarterly. Volume: 66. Issue: 4 Publication date: Winter 2007. Page number: 501+. © Arkansas Historical Association, Department of History, University of Arkansas Autumn 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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