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Download e-book for iPad: Alabama's Civil Rights Trail: An Illustrated Guide to the by Frye Gaillard,Juan Williams

By Frye Gaillard,Juan Williams

ISBN-10: 0817355812

ISBN-13: 9780817355814

No different country has embraced and preserved its civil rights heritage extra completely than Alabama. neither is there a spot the place that heritage is richer. Alabama’s Civil Rights Trail tells of Alabama’s nice civil rights occasions, in addition to its lesser-known moments, in a compact and obtainable narrative, paired with a realistic consultant to Alabama’s preserved civil rights websites and monuments. 

 

In his background of Alabama’s civil rights flow, Cradle of Freedom (University of Alabama Press, 2004), Frye Gaillard contends that Alabama performed the lead position in a ancient circulate that made all electorate of the state, black and white, extra loose. This ebook, aimed toward the informal tourist and the intense pupil alike, showcases in a vividly illustrated and compelling demeanour, priceless and wealthy info. It presents a effortless, image instrument for the becoming variety of tourists, scholars, and civil rights pilgrims who stopover at the nation annually.

 

The tale of the civil rights stream in Alabama is informed urban via urban, sector through zone, and city by means of city, with entries on Montgomery, Birmingham, Selma, Tuscaloosa, Tuskegee, and cellular, in addition to chapters at the Black Belt and the Alabama hill nation. Smaller yet very important locales resembling Greensboro, Monroeville, and Scottsboro are incorporated, as are extra imprecise websites like Hale County’s secure apartment Black historical past Museum and the birthplace of the Black Panther celebration in Lowndes County.

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