Foot soldiers for democracy the men, women, and children of the Birmingham civil rights movement by Horace Huntley

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .

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Statementedited by Horace Huntley and John W. McKerley ; introductions by Robin D.G. Kelley and Rose Freeman Massey
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LC ClassificationsF334.B69 N438 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 222 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24561584M
ISBN 100252034783, 0252076680
ISBN 109780252034787, 9780252076688
LC Control Number2009026687
OCLC/WorldCa317922484

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