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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History
Length:
3,003 words
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The civil rights movement was an organized effort to end decades of racial segregation, political exclusion, and economic marginalization. Although ...

Civil Rights Movement

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,320 words

The modern U.S. Civil Rights Movement was one of the most important freedom struggles of the twentieth century. As late ...

Civil Rights Movement, the

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
842 words

The movement spans two decades of African-American history beginning in the mid-1950s, with the Montgomery Bus Boycott as one of ...

Civil Rights Movement

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Gene R. Nichol

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Law
Length:
2,312 words

The American struggle for racial equality can hardly be placed within clear temporal boundaries. It obviously includes the brilliant writings ...

Civil Rights Movement

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
6,214 words
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2

“Civil rights movement” is an umbrella term that refers to the various efforts of African American activists to gain full ...

Civil Rights Movement in the United States

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The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
6,619 words

[This entry contains two subentries: An Overview and Methods of Nonviolent Action.] ...

Civil Rights Movement

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Regional and National History, Philosophy
Length:
3,031 words
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The beginnings of the civil rights movement can be traced to events associated with the reconstruction and postreconstruction eras. From ...

Civil Rights movement, American

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Deborah Willis

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
613 words

The plight of African‐Americans in the South had been recorded by photographers before the Second World War. But ‘civil rights ...

civil rights movement

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
354 words

a grouping devoted to political and social reform in Northern Ireland, led by the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association. ...

Civil Rights Movement

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Aldon Morris

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
2,352 words

The modern US civil rights movement was one of the most important freedom struggles of the twentieth century. As late ...

Civil Rights Movement.

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Raymond O. Arsenault

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2,661 words

The American civil rights movement encompasses more than three centuries of struggle against racial discrimination, and is best understood in this broad context....

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