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Levy, Peter B.

Overview
Works: 16 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 7,678 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Encyclopedias  Biography  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: E185.61, 973
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Most widely held works by Peter B Levy
100 key documents in American democracy( Book )

13 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary collection traces the development and meaning of democracy in America from colonial times to the present. It includes classic writings and speeches such as Patrick Henry's "Speech to the Second Virginia Convention," Lincoln's "Gettysburg Address," and Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream." Also a part of this collection are lesser-known gems such as Sojourner Truth's "When Woman Gets Her Rights Men Will Be Right," Henry Steele Commager's "Who Is
The civil rights movement by Peter B Levy( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six essays capture the drama and conflict of the struggle, covering, among other topics, the origins of the movement, the fight for legal equality, the role of women, and the lasting effects of the protests of the 1950s and 1960s. Ready-reference features include biographical profiles of 20 activists, from Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X to Ella Jo Baker and Bayard Rustin, a chronology, bibliography, and photographs. This work also contains 15 primary documents, including presidential addresses and speeches by Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokely Carmichael, Malcolm X, and George Wallace
Documentary history of the modern civil rights movement by Peter B Levy( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the history of the civil rights movement in the United States through various documentary sources
Encyclopedia of the Clinton presidency by Peter B Levy( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the major topics, issues, and personalities associated with the Clinton administration
Let freedom ring : a documentary history of the modern civil rights movement( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of the Reagan-Bush years by Peter B Levy( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features over 250 entries covering key cabinet members, advisors, events, laws, and social trends prominent during the Reagan presidency
America in the sixties--right, left, and center : a documentary history( Book )

9 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1. The 1950s: Happy Days and their Discontent; 2. The End of american Innocence; 3. The Black Freedom Struggle; 4. The Great Society and its Critics; 5. Vietnam; 6. American Culture at a Crossroads; 7. Women's Liberation and other movements; 8. Can the Center hold?; 9. Looking Backward; 10. The 1960s: A statistical Profile
The new left and labor in the 1960s by Peter B Levy( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil war on Race Street : the civil rights movement in Cambridge, Maryland by Peter B Levy( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

''An important contribution to the historiography of the modern African-American freedom struggle. By focusing on a campaign located outside the Deep South (led principally by an African-American woman) that attracted an unprecedented level of federal investigation, Levy joins those scholars who are profitably extending our understanding of what the freedom struggle was, how it was organized, and even when and where it was to be found
The civil rights movement in America : from Black Nationalism to the Women's Political Council by Peter Levy( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This single-volume work provides a concise, up-to-date, and reliable reference work that students, teachers, and general readers can turn to for a comprehensive overview of the civil rights movement-a period of time incorporating events that shaped today's society. * Includes primary documents such as the Brown v. Board of Education decision and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 accompanied by introductory essays that provide key historical context * Supplies entries on a broad cast of actors, ranging from Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X to Septima Clark, Virginia and Clifford Durr, Rosa Parks, and The Last Poets, thereby capturing the diversity of those who fought for racial equality * Provides sidebars and carefully selected images that bring this people's movement to life for high school readers-personal stories; descriptions of lesser-known individuals, organizations, and speeches; connections to popular culture; and maps of the freedom ride route
Prentice Hall United States history. by Emma J Lapsansky-Werner( Book )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developed to meet the needs of modern United States history courses. This text includes a review unit bridging early American history content before studying modern times. Authors Emma J. Lapsansky-Werner, Peter B. Levy, Randy Roberts, and Pulitzer Prize winner Alan Taylor inspire today's students by presenting our nation's history as a continuing drama. Their focus on enduring American issues help students understand why history matters. As part of their desire to reach out to every teacher in high school U.S. history classrooms, the authors have contributed their own personal insights about the content and teaching of each chapter. --Website
United States history : Reconstruction to the present by Emma J Lapsansky-Werner( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred key documents in American democracy( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United States history by Emma J Lapsansky-Werner( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary history of the modern civil rights movements( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civil War on Race Street: The Civil Rights Movement in Cambridge, Maryland (Southern dissent) by Peter B Levy( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The civil rights movementDocumentary history of the modern civil rights movementEncyclopedia of the Clinton presidencyLet freedom ring : a documentary history of the modern civil rights movementEncyclopedia of the Reagan-Bush yearsAmerica in the sixties--right, left, and center : a documentary historyThe new left and labor in the 1960sCivil war on Race Street : the civil rights movement in Cambridge, MarylandOne hundred key documents in American democracy