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Pratt, Robert A. 1958-

Overview
Works: 10 works in 45 publications in 3 languages and 3,339 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry  Frame stories  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR1851, 821.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert A Pratt
We shall not be moved : the desegregation of the University of Georgia by Robert A Pratt( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Beginning with Ward's unsuccessful application to the university and equally unsuccessful suit, Robert A. Pratt offers a rigorously researched account of the tumultuous events surrounding the desegregation of Georgia's flagship institution. Relying on archival materials and oral histories, Pratt debunks the myths encircling the landmark 1961 decision to accept black students into the university: namely the notion that the University of Georgia desegregated with very little violent opposition. Pratt shows that when Ward, by then a lawyer, helped litigate for the acceptance of Hamilton Earl Holmes and Charlayne Alberta Hunter, University of Georgia students, rather than outsiders, carefully planned riots to encourage the expulsion of Holmes and Hunter
The color of their skin : education and race in Richmond, Virginia, 1954-89 by Robert A Pratt( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first major study of school desegregation in a Virginia locality to appear in over twenty-five years, this book traces the evolution of the Richmond public schools from segregation to desegregation to resegregation over the decades following the Brown decision. The author explores the undercurrents of white opposition to the dismantling of the "separate but equal" system and analyzes the overall impact of the process on the life of the city. In doing so he has given us a portrait of a society moving, in some ways, backward in time. -- Back cover
Masters of British literature by Robert A Pratt( Book )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1962 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the Tales of Canterbury, and short poems by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and English, Middle and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selma's Bloody Sunday : protest, voting rights, and the struggle for racial equality by Robert A Pratt( Book )

5 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One can point to more than a few 'critical moments' in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Even so, few incidents so starkly etched the just-treatment claims of the struggle and the raw brutality of the forces arrayed against its protagonists as did the attempted marches from Selma to the state capital in Montgomery, Alabama, in the spring of 1965. ... In March of that year the full force of the state of Alabama--state troopers with nightsticks, some mounted--fell on unarmed protestors as they crossed a bridge leading out of Selma, beating them and continuing to flail at them most of the way back into town. This ... event, much of it caught on television tape, helped the president and fellow Democrats decide to make enforcement of voting rights in the South the subject of special federal legislation. Pratt makes 'Bloody Sunday' the focus of a short book on the civil rights as voting rights movement, its background, and the continuing controversy over federal laws that benefit blacks specifically and impose sanctions on states with histories of impeding voting rights for all citizens"--
School desegregation in Richmond, Virginia, 1954-1984 : a study of race and class in a southern city by Robert A Pratt( )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Riverside Chaucer by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English, Middle and Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition provides the general information on Chaucer's life, language, and works that one needs for a first reading of Chaucer, and difficult words and constructions are glossed on the pages. The Appendix contains the materials, including the extensive notes and glossary, for a more thorough understanding of Chaucer's works
The tales of Canterbury, complete by Geoffrey Chaucer( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1992 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete Tales of Canterbury by Geoffrey Chaucer. Includes the order of the tales, language of Chaucer and suggestions for reading Chaucer
The order of the Canterbury tales by Robert A Pratt( Book )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desegregation at UGA by Robert A Pratt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

University of Georgia professor Robert Pratt relates the history and the legal cases leading up to the overturning of the principle of seperate but equal, and the story of Horace Ward, who in 1950 began his attempt to break the color barrier at the University of Georgia
 
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We shall not be moved : the desegregation of the University of Georgia
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