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The Resource Fighting for democracy : Black veterans and the struggle against white supremacy in the postwar South, Christopher S. Parker

Fighting for democracy : Black veterans and the struggle against white supremacy in the postwar South, Christopher S. Parker

Label
Fighting for democracy : Black veterans and the struggle against white supremacy in the postwar South
Title
Fighting for democracy
Title remainder
Black veterans and the struggle against white supremacy in the postwar South
Statement of responsibility
Christopher S. Parker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fighting for Democracy shows how the experiences of African American soldiers during World War II and the Korean War influenced many of them to challenge white supremacy in the South when they returned home. Focusing on the motivations of individual black veterans, this groundbreaking book explores the relationship between military service and political activism. Christopher Parker draws on unique sources of evidence, including interviews and survey data, to illustrate how and why black servicemen who fought for their country in wartime returned to America prepared to fight for their own equal
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parker, Christopher S.
Dewey number
323.1196073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.61
LC item number
.P25 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton studies in American politics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil rights movements
  • African Americans
  • African American veterans
  • Southern States
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Bürgerrechtsbewegung
  • Veteran
  • Veteran
  • USA
  • Schwarze
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • Race relations
  • Southern States
Label
Fighting for democracy : Black veterans and the struggle against white supremacy in the postwar South, Christopher S. Parker
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. War, Military Service, and the Prospect for Change: A Glance at History; 2. Military Service and Resistance: Toward a Theory of Black Republicanism; 3. Taking the Crooked with the Straight: The Pros and Cons of African American Military Experience during the1940s and '50s; 4. When Jim Crow Meets Uncle Sam: The Veteran Returns to Dixie; 5. Exploring the Attitudinal Consequences of African American Military Experience; 6. Dying to Participate: Political Participation as a Form of Protest
Control code
477087937
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831029
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttwgwz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)477087937
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Fighting for democracy : Black veterans and the struggle against white supremacy in the postwar South, Christopher S. Parker
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-254) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. War, Military Service, and the Prospect for Change: A Glance at History; 2. Military Service and Resistance: Toward a Theory of Black Republicanism; 3. Taking the Crooked with the Straight: The Pros and Cons of African American Military Experience during the1940s and '50s; 4. When Jim Crow Meets Uncle Sam: The Veteran Returns to Dixie; 5. Exploring the Attitudinal Consequences of African American Military Experience; 6. Dying to Participate: Political Participation as a Form of Protest
Control code
477087937
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400831029
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttwgwz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)477087937
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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