American Civil Rights: Biographies, 1st Edition

  • Betz Des Chenes
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0787631736
  • ISBN-13: 9780787631734
  • DDC: 305.8
  • Shipping Weight: 1.65 lbs ( .75 kgs)
  • 256 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 1999 | Published



Part of Gale’s American Civil Rights Reference Library, American Civil Rights: Biographies introduces students to 23 people who symbolize American civil rights. Illustrated essays of up to 2,400 words cover well-known and lesser-known individuals. Included are a biographical overview for each entry, 7 sidebar biographies, plus 12 other sidebars on related events and topics and a list of further reading. Each volume includes a timeline/chronology, glossary, further reading section and an index.


"Easy-to-read profiles of 23 men and women from various ethnic groups in the United States... An essential purchase." -- Reference Reviews on (November 1999)

— Reference Reviews

"Biographies is complemented by black-and-white photographs of many of the men and women included in this resource that profiles individuals who have made significant contributions to the Civil Rights movement. Including leaders and people whose names are not widely recognized, Biographies offers sidebars of important information and cross-references the reader to other areas of the text." -- Infotech (March 2001)

— Infotech