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The Resource Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63, Taylor Branch

Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63, Taylor Branch

Label
Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63
Title
Parting the waters
Title remainder
America in the King years, 1954-63
Statement of responsibility
Taylor Branch
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the civil rights struggle from the twilight of the Eisenhower years through the assassination of President Kennedy
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, History, 1989.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973/.0496073
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E185.61
  • E185.61
LC item number
  • .B7914 1988
  • .B7914 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63, Taylor Branch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Forerunner: Vernon Johns -- Rockefeller and Ebenezer -- Niebuhr and the pool tables -- First trombone -- The Montgomery bus boycott -- A taste of the world -- The quickening -- Shades of politics -- A pawn of history -- The Kennedy transition -- Baptism on wheels -- The summer of freedom rides -- Moses in McComb, King in Kansas City -- Almost Christmas in Albany -- Hoover's triangle and King's machine -- The fireman's last reprieve -- The fall of Ole Miss -- To Birmingham -- Greenwood and Birmingham jail -- The children's miracle -- Firestorm -- The march on Washington -- Crossing over: nightmares and dreams
Control code
18383661
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 1064 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780671460976
Lccn
88024033
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 149771
  • (OCoLC)18383661
Label
Parting the waters : America in the King years, 1954-63, Taylor Branch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Forerunner: Vernon Johns -- Rockefeller and Ebenezer -- Niebuhr and the pool tables -- First trombone -- The Montgomery bus boycott -- A taste of the world -- The quickening -- Shades of politics -- A pawn of history -- The Kennedy transition -- Baptism on wheels -- The summer of freedom rides -- Moses in McComb, King in Kansas City -- Almost Christmas in Albany -- Hoover's triangle and King's machine -- The fireman's last reprieve -- The fall of Ole Miss -- To Birmingham -- Greenwood and Birmingham jail -- The children's miracle -- Firestorm -- The march on Washington -- Crossing over: nightmares and dreams
Control code
18383661
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 1064 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780671460976
Lccn
88024033
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 149771
  • (OCoLC)18383661

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