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Lewis, David Levering

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Works: 1 works in 2 publications in 1 language and 2 library holdings
Genres: History 
Classifications: E185.61, 323.1196073
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Most widely held works by David Levering Lewis
Red activists and black freedom : James and Esther Jackson and the long civil rights revolution( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book deals with the forgotten history of the civil rights movement. The American Left played a significant part in the origins of that movement, whose history has traditionally been focused on the later 1940's and early 1950's. This approach needs serious re-thinking in light of what took place in the later 1930's with the organization and activity of groups like the Southern Negro Youth Congress that brought both African-American and white workers and students together in the fight for economic and social justice. Thanks to the post-World War II Red Scare such groups as well as Left Afri
 
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Red activists and black freedom : James and Esther Jackson and the long civil rights revolution
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