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Waging A Good War: A Military History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968

Author: Thomas E. Ricks.

Waging A Good War: A Military History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968

Author: Thomas E. Ricks.

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Item #: D32065
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 422
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: FSG
ISBN: 9780374605162
While the civil rights movement has become synonymous with Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ethos of nonviolence, Pulitzer Prize-winning war reporter Thomas Ricks points out that the greatest victories for Black Americans of the past century were also won by paying attention to recruiting, training, discipline, and organization—the hallmarks of any successful... More
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While the civil rights movement has become synonymous with Martin Luther King, Jr.'s ethos of nonviolence, Pulitzer Prize-winning war reporter Thomas Ricks points out that the greatest victories for Black Americans of the past century were also won by paying attention to recruiting, training, discipline, and organization—the hallmarks of any successful military campaign. Discussing how nonviolence was a philosophy of active resistance, Ricks brings King, Fannie Lou Hamer, and John Lewis into new focus, and highlights lesser-known figures who played critical roles in the movement.


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