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Pure fire : self-defense as activism in the civil rights era / by Christopher B. Strain
Bib ID 3410465
Format BookBook
Author
Strain, Christopher B., 1970-
 
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Description Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2005 
viii, 254 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0820326860
0820326879
Full contents
  • Introduction : pure fire
  • Ch. 1. Gon' be treated right : self-defense in black history
  • Ch. 2. The other cheek : the possibilities of nonviolence, 1955-1956
  • Ch. 3. People with strength : questioning the nonviolent ideal, 1957-1962
  • Ch. 4. We assert and affirm : self-defense finds a spokesman, 1963-1964
  • Ch. 5. A brand new Negro : self-defense in action, 1965-1966
  • Ch. 6. Code 1199, officer needs help : rioting as self-defense in Watts, 1965
  • Ch. 7. Blood to the horse's brow : self-defense used and abused, 1966-1968
  • Conclusion : the courage to talk back
  • Postscript : the only tired.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century.  |  Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.  |  Self-defense -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

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