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Civil Rights and Equality Dan Lyndon

Franklin Watts Ltd
Hardback 48 pages

ISBN:
9780749690311
Size:
272 x 212 x 13mm
Published:
13th May 2010
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Series:
Black History
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Overview

The Black History series brings together a wide range of events and experiences from the past to promote knowledge and understanding of black culture today. This book looks at the battle against discrimination and segregation, and the growth of the Civil Rights movement. Dan Lyndon has been teaching for over 15 years, and is former head of history at Henry Compton School, London. He is a member of the Black and Asian Studies Association (BASA).

Contents

Introduction Nineteenth-century radicals The Pan-African Conference 1900 John Archer Africans in World War I Race Riots The League of Coloured Peoples African in World War II Windrush generations Claudia Jones Roots of the Civil Rights Movement Martin Luther King and Civil Rights The Rise of Black Power The Civil Rights Laws Race in the USA today Race relations in the UK Timeline - Civil Rights and Equality Websites and Bibliography

Author

Dan Lyndon has been teaching for over 15 years, and is former head of history at Henry Compton School, London. He is a member of the Black and Asian Studies Association (BASA).

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