The Resource The Rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, Jeanne Theoharis

The Rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, Jeanne Theoharis

Label
The Rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
Title
The Rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
Statement of responsibility
Jeanne Theoharis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F334.M753
LC item number
P3883 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks, Jeanne Theoharis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • "Racism is still alive" : negotiating the politics of being a symbol
  • 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
Control code
793578858
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 304 p.
Isbn
9780807033326
Lccn
2012031992
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)793578858

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