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The Resource At Canaan's edge : America in the King years, 1965-68, Taylor Branch

At Canaan's edge : America in the King years, 1965-68, Taylor Branch

Label
At Canaan's edge : America in the King years, 1965-68
Title
At Canaan's edge
Title remainder
America in the King years, 1965-68
Statement of responsibility
Taylor Branch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Publisher At Canaan's Edge concludes America in the King Years, a three-volume history that will endure as a masterpiece of storytelling on American race, violence, and democracy. Pulitzer Prize-winner and bestselling author Taylor Branch makes clear in this magisterial account of the civil rights movement that Martin Luther King, Jr., earned a place next to James Madison and Abraham Lincoln in the pantheon of American history
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BKL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Branch, Taylor
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.615
LC item number
.B67 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • King, Martin Luther
  • United States
  • King, Martin Luther
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • United States
Label
At Canaan's edge : America in the King years, 1965-68, Taylor Branch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 981-992) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1: Selma: The Last Revolution -- 1: Warning -- 2: Scouts -- 3: Dissent -- 4: Boxed in -- 5: Over the bridge -- 6: Call -- 7: Devil's choice -- 8: Ghost of Lincoln -- 9: Wallace and the Archbishop -- 10: We shall overcome -- 11: Half-inch hailstones -- 12: Neutralize their anxieties -- 13: To Montgomery -- 14: Stakes of history -- 15: Aftershocks -- 16: Bearings in a whirlwind -- Part 2: High Tide -- 17: Ten feet tall -- 18: Leaps of faith -- 19: Gulps of freedom -- 20: Fort Deposit -- 21: Watts and Hayneville -- 22: Fragile alliance -- 23: Identity -- Part 3: Crossroads In Freedom And War -- 24: Enemy politics -- 25: Inside out -- 26: Refugees -- 27: Break points -- 28: Panther ladies -- 29: Meredith March -- 30: Chicago -- 31: Valley moments -- 32: Backlash -- Par 4: Passion -- 33: Spy visions -- 34: Riverside -- 35: Splinters -- 36: King's choice -- 37: New Year trials -- 38: Memphis -- 39: Requiem -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster pbk ed
Extent
xiii, 1039 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780684857138
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)77560179
Label
At Canaan's edge : America in the King years, 1965-68, Taylor Branch
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 981-992) and index
Contents
Introduction -- Part 1: Selma: The Last Revolution -- 1: Warning -- 2: Scouts -- 3: Dissent -- 4: Boxed in -- 5: Over the bridge -- 6: Call -- 7: Devil's choice -- 8: Ghost of Lincoln -- 9: Wallace and the Archbishop -- 10: We shall overcome -- 11: Half-inch hailstones -- 12: Neutralize their anxieties -- 13: To Montgomery -- 14: Stakes of history -- 15: Aftershocks -- 16: Bearings in a whirlwind -- Part 2: High Tide -- 17: Ten feet tall -- 18: Leaps of faith -- 19: Gulps of freedom -- 20: Fort Deposit -- 21: Watts and Hayneville -- 22: Fragile alliance -- 23: Identity -- Part 3: Crossroads In Freedom And War -- 24: Enemy politics -- 25: Inside out -- 26: Refugees -- 27: Break points -- 28: Panther ladies -- 29: Meredith March -- 30: Chicago -- 31: Valley moments -- 32: Backlash -- Par 4: Passion -- 33: Spy visions -- 34: Riverside -- 35: Splinters -- 36: King's choice -- 37: New Year trials -- 38: Memphis -- 39: Requiem -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster pbk ed
Extent
xiii, 1039 p., [24] p. of plates
Isbn
9780684857138
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)77560179

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