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Kirtland Community College Library F 334 .M753 P375 2013 30775305466261 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780807050477 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0807050474 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780807050484 (electronic)
  • ISBN: 0807050482 (electronic)
  • ISBN: 0807033324
  • ISBN: 9780807033326
  • Physical Description: print
    xvi, 304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-295) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: National honor, public mythology : the passing of Rosa Parks -- "A life history of being rebellious" : the early years of Rosa McCauley Parks -- "It was very difficult to keep going when all our work seemed to be in vain" : the Civil Rights movement before the Bus Boycott -- "I had been pushed as far as I could stand to be pushed" : Rosa Parks's bus stand -- "There lived a great people" : the Montgomery Bus Boycott -- "It is fine to be a heroine but the price is high" : the suffering of Rosa Parks -- "The northern promised land that wasn't" : Rosa Parks and the Black Freedom struggle in Detroit -- "Any move to show we are dissatisfied" : Mrs. Parks in the Black Power era -- "Racism is still alive" : negotiating the politics of being a symbol.
Summary, etc.: The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement and presenting a corrective to the popular notion of Rosa Parks.
Subject: Parks, Rosa 1913-2005
African American women civil rights workers Alabama Montgomery Biography
Civil rights workers Alabama Montgomery Biography
African Americans Civil rights Alabama Montgomery History 20th century
Segregation in transportation Alabama Montgomery History 20th century
Montgomery (Ala.) Race relations
Montgomery (Ala.) Biography
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