The Civil Rights Movement is a collection of the best new scholarship on what is arguably the most important American social movement of the twentieth century. Designed for students, the volume contains twelve essays and supporting primary documents arranged chronologically and by topic with a detailed timeline and further reading lists. Emphasizing the wide chronological and geographic scope of the movement, this collection provides a perfect source for teaching the movement with a fresh perspective and new ideas.
Jack E. Davis teaches history at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is the author of
Race Against Time: Culture and Separation in Natchez since 1930 (2001).