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Fog of War: The Second World War and the Civil Rights Movement

Kevin M. Kruse and Stephen Tuck

Abstract

This collection is a timely reconsideration of the intersection between two of the dominant events of twentieth-century American history, the upheaval wrought by the Second World War and the social revolution brought about by the African American struggle for equality. Scholars from a wide range of fields explore the impact of war on the longer history of African American protest from many angles: from black veterans to white segregationists, from the rural South to northern cities, from popular culture to federal politics, and from the American confrontations to international connections. It ... More

Keywords: World War II, African Americans, war, segregation, human rights, black activism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195382419
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382419.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin M. Kruse, editor
Princeton University

Stephen Tuck, editor
Oxford University

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