ISBN-10:
0312088434
ISBN-13:
9780312088439
Pub. Date:
02/24/1993
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Martin Luther King, Jr.: Apostle of Militant Nonviolence

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Apostle of Militant Nonviolence

by James A. ColaiacoJames A. Colaiaco
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Overview

In this exemplary work of scholarly synthesis the author traces the course of events from the emergence of Martin Luther King, Jr. as a national black spokesman during the Montgomery bus boycott to his radical critique of American society and foreign policy during the last years of his life. He also provides the first in-depth analysis of King's famous Letter from Birmingham Jail - a manifesto of the American civil rights movement and an eloquent defence of non-violent protest.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312088439
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/24/1993
Edition description: 1988
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements - Preface - Introduction to the Paperback Edition - Montgomery: Walking City: 1955-56 - Nonviolence Spreads in the South, 1957-61 - The Lessons of Albany, Georgia, 1961-62 - Birmingham and the March on Washington, 1963 - Interlude: King's Letter to America - The Struggle Continues, 1964 - Selma and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Interlude: The Paradox of Nonviolence - A New Direction: Chicago, 1966 - King Takes a Radical Stand, 1967-68 - Epilogue - Notes - Bibliography - Index

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