The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
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|Kirtland Community College Library||F 334 .M753 P375 2013||30775305466261||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780807050477 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0807050474 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780807050484 (electronic)
- ISBN: 0807050482 (electronic)
- ISBN: 0807033324
- ISBN: 9780807033326
xvi, 304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2013.
|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.|