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

This book concludes a 3-volume history of American race, violence, and democracy. As the book begins, King and his movement are one decade into an epic struggle for the promises of democracy. The quest to cross Selma's Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7, 1965 engages the conscience of the world, s...

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Main Author: Branch, Taylor.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Simon & Schuster, c2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • I. Selma: The Last Revolution
  • 1. Warning
  • 2. Scouts
  • 3. Dissent
  • 4. Boxed In
  • 5. Over the Bridge
  • 6. The Call
  • 7. Devil's Choice
  • 8. The Ghost of Lincoln
  • 9. Wallace and the Archbishop
  • 10. And We Shall Overcome
  • 11. Half-Inch Hailstones
  • 12. Neutralize Their Anxieties
  • 13. To Montgomery
  • 14. The Stakes of History
  • 15. Aftershocks
  • 16. Bearings in a Whirlwind
  • II. 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
  • III. 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
  • IV. 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

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