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Between north and south : Delaware, desegregation, and the myth of American sectionalism

Author: Brett V Gadsden
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2013.
Series: Politics and culture in modern America.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Between North and South chronicles the three-decades-long struggle over segregated schooling in Delaware, a key border state and important site of civil rights activism and white reaction, that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brett V Gadsden
ISBN: 9780812244434 0812244435
OCLC Number: 781432145
Description: 316 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Pt. 1. Challenging Jim Crow --
"There is a movement on foot" --
"He wouldn't help me get a Jim Crow bus" --
Pt. 2. Eliminating Jim Crow --
"The Delaware method of solving things" --
"If we must and are to have integration" --
Pt. 3. Extending Brown's mandate --
"The other side of the Milliken coin" --
"For and against school busing".
Series Title: Politics and culture in modern America.
Responsibility: Brett Gadsden.
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"In this provocative and richly detailed study of school desegregation in Delaware, Gadsden provides powerful insights about American history writ large by exposing the artificial binaries that Read more...

 
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